Are you an experienced worker in health or social care and are looking for an exciting and challenging personal development opportunity?
Do you believe that people with disabilities should have the same opportunities in life as everyone else and are you passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives?
Do you want to be part of developing an exciting new service in Ayr Town Centre?
If your answer to these questions is “Yes”, then you may be the very person we are looking for!
Key is committed to providing high quality, flexible support services to people with disabilities, some of who may have complex needs, with a focus on positive outcomes for the individuals we support.
We are seeking a highly motivated, imaginative and enthusiastic individual with a true commitment to personalisation to join our established local management team in Ayr.
In addition to providing direct support to individuals, the main responsibilities of the Team Manager role include helping to plan, co-ordinate and monitor services to a number of people and also to support, supervise and manage workers providing support to these individuals.
The successful candidate will be able to work creatively and flexibly to provide positive leadership and support to their teams, enabling them to deliver high-quality person-centred support.
Evening, weekend work and overnight support responsibilities are required as well as support to workers out with ‘normal working hours’.
Our staff are our most important asset as such we offer extensive training and development opportunities, including support to obtain relevant SSSC recognised qualifications.
VASA are looking for a forward thinking, highly motivated and confident person to lead and develop volunteering across South Ayrshire.
This post will focus on leading the creation and implementation of an effective Volunteer Strategy for South Ayrshire by supporting the Scottish Governments Volunteering Framework and contributing to the organisation’s wider Business Plan, working in partnership with volunteers, H&SCP, Local Authority and other partners.
Your role will also include supporting the Third Sector in South Ayrshire to develop their volunteering capacity and sustainability. You will also be leading a small team of volunteering support staff, managing VASA volunteers as well as the development of the Saltire Awards, helping to instil the values of volunteering within young people.
In order to apply for the post, you must be able to demonstrate that you have the essential skills listed below.
This is a completely new post and is an opportunity for the right person to become part of the VASA core team.
Various hours, full and part time up to 39 hours per week
Hourly Rate: £9.81 (£9.30 induction rate)
Relief Support Workers
Hourly Rate: £9.30
Sleepover Rate: £9.30 per hour
Due to the ongoing growth and development of our services in South Ayrshire we currently have opportunities for Support and Relief Register Workers. We are really excited to be opening a new core and cluster service in central Ayr, where we will offer bespoke person centred supports to around 12 people.
As a Support Worker you will join our well-established teams working with people to provide high quality individualised support to adults and young people who have a range of support needs including autism and learning disabilities. Successful candidates will have a positive attitude, enthusiasm and a commitment to helping people to live the lives they wish.
On a day to day basis we support people with all aspects of daily living including; personal care, taking care of their home and finances as well as developing and maintaining full and active participation in the community.A commitment to a person-centred approach is essential and experience of working with people with learning disabilities is desirable.
Applicants must be prepared to work flexibly as part of the team to meet the needs of the people we support this includes; evenings, weekends, overnight responsibilities, sleepovers and waking nights in most circumstances.
Key provides excellent professional supervision, support and training, including access to the SVQ Framework and a chance to really make a difference to people’s lives.
If you would like to get involved in support work but cannot commit to a contract because you have other commitments, then there are opportunities to join our register of relief workers who provide support based on their availability.