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Support Manager – Bexley, London

Inspired by those we work with, together we support people to build the life they want and strengthen local communities. We are developing four new Community Circles Networks in Bexley with a short-term 12-week intensive support service to provide a flexible service. We are looking for a Support Manager to join us in this exciting new journey co-producing the service with the people who will be using it, encouraging peer and mutual support, volunteering and community inclusion and participation.

The Support Manager post is open to consideration for either a full-time post of 37.5 or 30 hours per week, with a salary of £26,908.34 per annum pro rata, plus London Weighting Allowance of £3551.83 based on 37.5 hours per week pro rata. (Part-time and job share opportunities are also available, subject to negotiation).

KeyRing are a not for profit organisation and their aim is to support vulnerable people to live independently. We provide support to over 1000 people across England and Wales, from KeyRing networks to Self Advocacy.

The Support Manager is responsible for establishing and developing the new Community Circles Networks and Intensive support service, the day-to-day management of KeyRing services across Bexley and the development of further services. This also includes the management of Volunteers and Community Enablers. The Support Manager has a duty to ensure that a consistently high standard of service is provided to Members and all other users.

You will need:

  • Experience in developing services
  • Experience of working with vulnerable adults
  • Knowledge of support planning process.
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people, including service users, their families, staff and professionals.
  • Knowledge of the problems faced by vulnerable adults.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise your own workload
  • A strong commitment to helping people to become more independent.
  • A commitment to the values, aims and objectives of KeyRing

Benefits:

  • Salary of £26,908.34 per annum pro rata.
  • London Weighting Allowance of £3,551.83 pro rata.
  • 30 days holiday + bank holiday
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • We pay for your DBS & Online Update

This is a great opportunity to join an innovative Not-for-Profit Organisation. KeyRing is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For more information about the role please contact Sue Grant at sue.grant@keyring.org or on 07958482954


Please click here to download the Job Description/Person Specification.

Click here to download the application form. The completed form should be returned to recruitment@keyring.org

Closing date: Monday 1st October

 

 

Office Administrator in Oldham

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Office Administrator to join KeyRing in Oldham.

The salary is £8.70 per hour. This is a 35 hour per week permanent role.

The purpose of this role is to ensure the efficient provision of administrative and support services to the staff, volunteers, Members and Trustees of KeyRing.

The role will include providing administrative support to the North West Operational Team and providing an effective and efficient first point of contact with all visitors and telephone callers.

KeyRing are a not for profit organisation and their aim is to support vulnerable people to live independently. We provide support to over 1000 people across England and Wales, from KeyRing networks to Self Advocacy.

The person appointed will have a ‘can-do’ approach and will have the opportunity to use their own ideas and initiative within the role. KeyRing emphasises a team approach but you will be expected to take on individual pieces of work as well as on-going tasks.

Job Role:

  • Reception duties
  • To provide administrative support to the North West Operational Team
  • To answer the phone in a friendly way and deal with messages and calls appropriately.
  • To play a key role in communicating and disseminating information to members of the team.
  • Typing various documents for Team e.g. reports, minutes, letters, supervision notes, etc.
  • To undertake any other clerical or administrative duties required.

Required Skills

  • Proven ability to use Microsoft Word.
  • Proven ability to type accurately.
  • An appreciation of the importance of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • The ability to manage a varied workload and to prioritise work effectively.
  • A flexible approach to work and the willingness to assist others in the team.
  • Excellent timekeeping.
  • Discretion in handling confidential information.

Benefits:

  • Salary of £8.70 per hour
  • 30 days holiday + bank holiday
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

This is a great opportunity to join an innovative Not-for-Profit Organisation.

KeyRing is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For more information about the role please contact Claire Gleeson at claire.gleeson@keyring.org or on 07813988564

Please click here to download the Job Description/Person Specification.

Click here to download the application form. The completed form should be returned to recruitment@keyring.org

The closing date is 28th September 2018

 

 

Community Enabler in Flintshire x 3

We currently have 3 new vacancies for Community Enablers to join KeyRing in Flintshire.

There is 1 part time post of 30 hours per week  and 2 part time posts of 16 hours per week, with a salary of  £8.12 per hour.

KeyRing have been commissioned by Flintshire County Council to provide a new Community Enrichment & Transport Service which is part of a wider Community Disability Support Service, working in partnership with other identified key agencies.

Who Are KeyRing?

KeyRing are a not for profit organisation and their aim is to support vulnerable people to live independently.

KeyRing focuses on the assets of the people we support and other people in the communities in which they live.

KeyRing listens to and works alongside people in their local communities.

KeyRing work in 35 local authority areas across England and North Wales; supporting 2000 people last year to have choice & control, gain greater independence, improve their wellbeing and be part of a network of contacts and friends.

Primary Functions of the Community Enabler role is to: 

  • Empower and enable adults and children with disabilities to feel valued and to actively contribute and participate in their local communities.
  • Engage with adults and children with disabilities; working with individuals to recognise and harness their strengths, resources and skills.
  • Provide information and advice regarding local transport and facilitate training for safe and equal access to transport.
  • Provide advice, resources, practical training and support to help adults and children with disabilities to establish and sustain projects and initiatives.
  • Offer access to technical expertise.
  • Provide information and guidance relating to funding streams and
  • fundraising opportunities to support the growth of active and sustainable communities

About You:

  • We require individuals to be flexible, enthusiastic and have a common-sense approach.
  • Have an understanding of the needs of vulnerable adults and have experience in a relevant area.
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people, including service users, their families, staff, volunteers and professionals.
  • Welsh speaking is desirable
  • Willing to try new activities and be open to challenge
  • Ability to plan and prioritise your own workload
  • Good IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • A commitment to the values, aims and objectives of KeyRing

Benefits:

  • Salary £8.12 per hour
  • Pension Scheme
  • Excellent training program with recognised qualifications
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • We pay for your DBS & Online Update

KeyRing is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For more information about the role please contact Claire Gleeson at claire.gleeson@keyring.org or on 07813988564

Please click here to download the Job Description/Person Specification.

Click here to download the application form. The completed form should be returned to recruitment@keyring.org

 

 

 

Community Enabler in Stratford, South Warwickshire

We currently a new vacancy for a Community Enabler to join KeyRing in South Warwickshire, Mental Health Community Links service.

This is a part-time 15-20 hours per week post. The salary is £8.12 per hour.

This role covers South Warwickshire mainly but may also include other areas of Warwickshire.

KeyRing are a not for profit organisation and their aim is to support vulnerable people to live independently.  We provide support to over 850+ people across England and Wales, from KeyRing networks to Self- Advocacy.

The Role:

The Purpose of this role is to provide support to KeyRing Members in an enabling way so that people take control of their lives and develop, use and share their skills and talents. The role will include supporting people to achieve their aspirations, share their skills and talents, utilise and develop community connections and to promote natural support relationships.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who, for example is studying in a related area such as social care or community, wants to play an important role in the community; and/or wants to make a change in their career direction.

About You:

  • We require individuals to be flexible, enthusiastic and have a common-sense approach.
  • Have an understanding of the needs of vulnerable adults and have experience in a relevant area.
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people, including service users, their families, staff, volunteers and professionals.
  • Willing to try new activities and be open to challenge
  • Ability to plan and prioritise your own workload
  • Good IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • A commitment to the values, aims and objectives of KeyRing

Benefits:

  • Salary £8.12 per hour
  • Pension Scheme
  • Excellent training program with recognised qualifications
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • We pay for your DBS & Online Update

KeyRing is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For more information about the role please contact Maria Beale at maria.beale@keyring.org or on 07950 786032. 

Please click here to download the Job Description/Person Specification.

Click here to download the application form. The completed form should be returned to recruitment@keyring.org

 

  

Community Enabler – Northallerton

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Community Enabler to join KeyRing in Northallerton. This is a zero hours contract at a rate of £8.12 per hour with a possible 10+ hours work per week.

KeyRing are a not for profit organisation and their aim is to support vulnerable people to live independently in the community. We provide support to over 850+ people across England and Wales, from KeyRing networks to Self- Advocacy.

The Purpose of this role is to provide support to KeyRing Members in an enabling way so that people take control of their lives and develop, use and share their skills and talents. The role will include supporting people to achieve their aspirations, share their skills and talents, utilise and develop community connections and to promote natural support relationships.

The post would suit someone who can offer a small number of hours such as a student, homemaker or someone who wants to play a role in their community. We are looking for someone who can drive and has the use of a car (mileage paid). Having a supportive and positive outlook is essential. Full induction, excellent support and training will be given.

KeyRing is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For more information about the role please contact Tracy Hall at tracy.hall@keyring.org or on 07977 412 991.

Please click here to download the Job Description/Person Specification.

Click here to download the application form. The completed form should be returned to recruitment@keyring.org