Wales Opportunities

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Community Enabler in Flintshire

We currently have a new vacancy for a Community Enabler to join KeyRing in Flintshire.

This is a part time post of 24.5 hours per week with a salary of £9 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. We provide support to over 1000+ people across England and Wales, from KeyRing networks to Self- Advocacy.

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.
  • 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
  • Driving licence and vehicle required
  • Good knowledge of the Flintshire area

Benefits:

  • The salary £9 per hour (£17,550 per year pro rata)
  • 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 Pauline Jarvis at pauline.jarvis@keyring.org or on 079 3150 3117.

Click here to download the Job Description / Person Specification.

Please click here to apply online.

 

Community Connection Volunteers in Denbighshire and Flintshire

Motivate and Inspire positive and long-lasting change! Unlock your own potential and make a difference to your community by supporting vulnerable adults while helping them to unlock their own potential so they can make a valuable contribution to the community in which they live.

We are looking for Community Connection Volunteers in Denbighshire and Flintshire who can volunteer around 2-3 hours per week.

About KeyRing Living Support Networks

KeyRing's support is based on people living in their own homes but sharing their skills and talents with each other and with their communities. We have a volunteer in each Network. The volunteer sees Members regularly and helps the group work together. The volunteer is like a good neighbour who will help out if difficulties arise. Because the volunteer lives in the community, they know what's going on and are able to help Members make links.We also have Community Support Workers and Supported Living Managers who make sure that Members get the support they need. KeyRing believes that Community Connections are very important. We encourage people to make good links in their neighbourhood. Our Members have saved lives, campaigned for street lights and run neighbourhood improvement campaigns. Our Small Sparks fund enables Members with an idea for their community to get a bit of funding to make things happen.

Have you overcome any challenges in your life? Have you got a skill or a talent you would like to share with others? If so, get in touch! We’ll train you as a KeyRing’s Volunteer so you can help vulnerable adults to improve their mental health and wellbeing and to support them to gain greater independence.

Come along for a chat – we want to hear about the things you’re great at and we’ll let you know how you can get involved with KeyRing. We want you to share your skills and talents and help to inspire vulnerable adults. You can be part of many different projects we currently run where you can use your skills to motivate and encourage others to take a part while enjoying the things you love.

Want to learn something new about yourself? Want to help others? Want to make a difference to your community? Or perhaps you want to boost your CV and learn new skills to help your future career! You can improve your confidence and communication, learn how to deal with difficulties and how to improve your wellbeing by supporting vulnerable adults throughout their difficult journeys in life.

As a Community Connections Volunteer you could be: 

  • Supporting Members in activities in the community and/or at a local community hub 
  • Helping to facilitate the weekly community hub for Members 
  • Offering advice and support to members in the Network to help them maintain their independence 
  • Offering reassurance and emotional support 
  • Encouraging Members to help and support each other in solving problems and sharing their knowledge 
  • Supporting Members to make connections in the local community 
  • Connecting KeyRing with other organisations 


This role needs a volunteer who: 

  • Can volunteer around 3 hours per week; 
  • Can offer support in a flexible and creative way when needed; 
  • Can support Members at a local community hub 
  • Can visit external organisations during working hours; 
  • Understands and accepts that their services are offered as a volunteer, not as a worker or employee.

For more information about this volunteering opportunity please contact Pauline Jarvis at pauline.jarvis@keyring.org or call 079 3150 3117.

Click here to read more about the Community Living Volunteer role and click here for an application form.