Key
Key

Charity registered in Scotland SC006652

KEY Community Supports and its subsidiary company Community Lifestyles are passionate about delivering innovative personalised services which support people with disabilities to enjoy life to the full as active citizens.

Current vacancies

Team Manager

  • Full time
  • £24,736 – £27,448
  • Portree – Skye
  • Closing 28th May 2020

Are you an experienced worker in health or social care and are looking for an exciting and challenging career 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?

Are you a driven and motivated individual who enjoys new and unique challenges daily and wants to take your career in care to the next level?

If your answer to these questions is “Yes”, then you may be the very person we are looking for!

We are looking for a Team Manager who has a passion for delivering high quality, outcome focused, personalised support to people with disabilities, and focus on developing and growing our service on Skye.

This post will include providing an element of direct support to individuals and direct line management of a small team. The post includes evening and weekend working, sleep over provision as well as some support to workers out with “normal working hours”.

Key are committed to developing all our staff and we provide an extensive management induction and ongoing learning programme, together with in-house career development opportunities.

Now is an exciting time to be joining our team and we really want to hear from you!

If you’d like further information, or to discuss the role further, please contact Margaret Amos, Area Manager on Margaret.amos@key.org.uk or call 07436 266406.

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Support Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Sauchie
  • Closing 31st January 2020

Do you enjoy and have experience of working with people and are you someone people enjoy having around?

Are you looking for a rewarding and varied job where you can make every moment count?

Becoming a support worker with Key could be just what you are looking for. Key is a leading social care provider working across Scotland for adults and young people with disabilities.

Support workers work alongside people within their homes and communities, providing person centred support with all aspects of daily living to enable individuals to live full, active lives and enjoy the same opportunities as we all do.

We are currently looking for people who:-

• Have a positive attitude to life and value others, regardless of their background or individual circumstances

• Have a commitment to making a difference to the lives of people with disabilities

• Have excellent life skills and the ability to share these with others

• Have common sense and can understand and adhere to the Codes of Practice and Health and Social Care Standards

Experience of working with adults with disabilities although desirable is not essential. Key offers excellent support and training alongside a range of benefits and opportunities for career progression.

An ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of individuals is required and this may include evenings and weekends as well as sleepovers and waking nights.

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Support Workers and Relief Support Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Stranraer – Newton Stewart and Surrounding Areas
  • Closing 14th February 2020

Key supports adults and young people with disabilities and long-term conditions throughout Scotland. We believe that good support is essential for a good life and we work alongside each person we support, and their family, to help them live life to the full.

Due to the ongoing growth and development of our personalised support services we currently have a number of job opportunities in the Newton Stewart area.

As a Support Worker you will join a team providing individualised support to adults who have care and support needs including those with learning disabilities.

Successful candidates must be enthusiastic, have a positive attitude and commitment to making a difference to the lives of the people we support. Access to a car would be an advantage but not a requirement for the post.

Duties will include supporting people with personal care, maintaining their home and to develop and maintain full and active participation in their communities. A commitment to a person centred approach is essential.

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.

Applicants must be prepared and able to work flexibly as part of the team to meet the needs of the people who use our service. Supports will include work in the evenings, weekends, sleepovers and waking nights where required.

For an informal chat please contact Laura Mair (Assistant Support and Development Manager) on 01776 705 496.

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Support Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • West Dunbartonshire: Clydebank, Dalmuir, Alexandria and Faifley
  • Closing 14th February 2020

As a Support Worker you will join our established teams working with people across West Dunbartonshire to provide high quality individualised support. Successful candidates will be working with a range of people including individuals with complex needs, autism and younger people in a variety of settings, including providing support to people in their family home. 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 with shifts including evenings, weekends and overnight responsibilities including 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.

We also have opportunities for people working as part of our relief register, this would suit those who cannot commit to a contracted post but who are available at certain times for support work.

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Area Manager

  • Full time
  • £40,823 – £46,068
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 9th March 2020

Key are passionate about delivering innovative personalised services which support people to live the lives they choose, close to their family and friends, connected to their communities as equal citizens. We are seriously committed to Self-directed Support and the principles of choice, control, involvement and participation are central to what we do.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join our well-established Area Management Team who provide support and leadership to our services across Scotland.

The post holder will be based in Glasgow and have responsibility for managing and developing Key’s services in designated geographical areas across Scotland. You will provide strong and effective leadership that achieves positive outcomes for people we support and ensures high quality and creativity in personalised service delivery.

Applicants must have significant experience in managing flexible, responsive, person-centred social care services along with the personal and professional skills to work at both an operational and strategic level. You will have excellent communication skills-both written and verbal-with the ability to motivate, support and connect with others.

As the post holder will also be the Registered Manager for Key’s services, you should either have or be able to complete the relevant qualifications to enable your registration with SSSC.

If you are a highly committed and flexible manager, who shares our values and has a serious commitment to working in partnership with the people we support to help them achieve what they want out of life, this may be the post for you.

For an informal discussion contact Jean Ramsay, Head of Support at Jean.Ramsay@key.org.uk

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Support Workers and Relief Support Workers

  • Part time
  • TBC
  • Lanark and surrounding areas
  • Closing 13th March 2020

As a Support Worker you will join our well-established teams providing high quality individualised support to adults and young people who have a range of disabilities and support needs in Lanark, Carluke, Ashgill and surrounding areas. Successful candidates will have a positive attitude and commitment towards making a difference to the lives of the people we support.

On a day to day basis we support people with all aspects of their lives 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 an individualised approach is essential and experience of working with people with disabilities is desirable.

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.

All applicants must be prepared to work flexibly as part of the team to meet the needs of the people who use our service. Supports will include work in the evenings and weekends as well as sleepovers and waking nights when required.

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 an informal chat about these posts, please telephone Robert Hendrie, Support and Development Manager on 01555 666128.

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Support Workers And Relief Support Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Highland
  • Closing 22nd May 2020

Could you be Key?

Working locally, join one of our teams delivering great quality individualised support.

Every day is different in this challenging but rewarding role.

We also offer good terms and conditions as well as excellent training and support.

So if you are creative, flexible and passionate about getting alongside people to achieve the life they want then... you could be Key!

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