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

Support Worker - Highland

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Easter Ross, Golspie, Inverness & Nairn, Fort William & Caithness
  • Closing 29th October 2021

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

Working locally, join one of our teams delivering great quality individualised support where every day is different in this challenging but rewarding role.

If you are caring, reliable, flexible and passionate about getting alongside people providing support to achieve the life they want then... you could be Key!

In turn, you will receive:

  • 31 days annual leave
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • Access to Employee Counselling Service
  • Excellent Training
  • Support to achieve a SVQ 2 qualification

No experience necessary! Full training and support will be given to help you achieve your full potential.

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Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • TBC
  • Fort William
  • Closing 15th November 2021

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

Working locally, join one of our teams delivering great quality individualised support where every day is different in this challenging but rewarding role.

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.

If you are caring, reliable, flexible and passionate about getting alongside people providing support to achieve the life they want then... you could be Key!

In turn, you will receive:

• 31 days annual leave

• Occupational Sick Pay

• Excellent Training

• Support to achieve a SVQ 2 qualification

• Access to Employee Counselling Service

No experience necessary! Full training and support will be given to help you achieve your full potential.

If you would like to get involved in support work but cannot commit to a contract due to other commitments, we also have opportunities for you to complement our existing workers by joining our relief register of bank support workers. This will mean you can work in a way that best suits you and fits with your life.

We would encourage you to submit your application as the earliest convenience as we may be able to offer interview at an earlier date to shortlisted candidates. If you would like to arrange an informal chat to find out more do not hesitate to get in touch!

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Top job! Support and Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £37,508 – £39,468
  • South Lanarkshire – initially based in Lanark
  • Closing 29th March 2021

If you are looking for a rewarding job with a well-established organisation that has an excellent reputation for supporting people and its workforce then this could be the job for you!

Key is committed to developing high quality, flexible services which support people with a range of disabilities and complex needs to enjoy life to the full as active citizens within their communities. We are seeking a highly motivated, confident and enthusiastic individual who has, excellent leadership qualities and a commitment to personalisation for this role. The successful candidate will be involved in the continued development and management of a number of teams delivering individualised, person centred support to people living in their own homes and communities across South Lanarkshire.

We are looking for someone who has experience of managing social care services supporting people in their own homes and communities, at Team Manager/ Leader level or above and must be able to:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to individuals, enabling each person to live a fulfilled life and achieve their dreams and aspirations with a clear focus on outcomes.
  • Work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders, including family carers and other professionals and have excellent communication skills.
  • Keep teams positive and support people through their more difficult times.
  • Assist in harnessing community assets and maximising independence.
  • Work positively and flexibly as part of a busy management team, prioritising and delegating effectively.
  • Have excellent organisational skills and an ability to maintain and develop a number of systems and processes relevant to the role.
  • Commit to their own personal learning and development as well as the learning and development of their teams

The post includes evening and weekend working as well as support to local managers and other workers out with ‘normal working hours’.

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Support Workers and Relief Support Workers (Sauchie)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Sauchie
  • Closing 14th May 2021

Could you be Key?

Due to ongoing growth and service development, we are recruiting Support Workers who will join our established teams in Sauchie to provide high quality individualised support to adults and young people in transitions who have a range of disabilities and support needs.

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, developing and maintaining full and active participation in their community. A commitment to a person centred 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, we also have opportunities to join our register of relief workers. This will mean you can work in a way that best suits you and fits with your life.

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.

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.

For informal enquiries please contact 01259 218 313.

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This vacancy has now closed

Support Workers and Relief Support Workers (Falkirk)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 14th May 2021

Could you be Key?

Due to ongoing growth and service development, we are recruiting Support Workers who will join our established teams in Falkirk North and Falkirk South to provide high quality individualised support to adults and young people in transitions who have a range of disabilities and support needs.

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, developing and maintaining full and active participation in their community. A commitment to a person centred 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, we also have opportunities to join our register of relief workers. This will mean you can work in a way that best suits you and fits with your life.

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.

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.

We would encourage you to submit your application at the earliest convenience as we may be able to offer interview at an earlier date to shortlisted candidates. If you would like to arrange an informal chat to find out more do not hesitate to get in touch!

For informal enquires please contact 01324 614 054

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This vacancy has now closed

Support Worker - Stirling

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Stirling
  • Closing 6th August 2021

Could you be Key?

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

Working locally, join one of our teams delivering great quality individualised support where every day is different in this challenging but rewarding role.

If you are caring, reliable, flexible and passionate about getting alongside people providing support to achieve the life they want then... you could be Key!

In turn, you will receive:

· 31 days annual leave

· Occupational Sick Pay

· Access to Employee Counselling Service

· Excellent Training

· Support to achieve a SVQ 2 qualification

No experience necessary! Full training and support will be given to help you achieve your full potential.

If you would like to get involved in support work but cannot commit to a contract due to other commitments, we also have opportunities for you to complement our existing workers by joining our relief register of bank support workers . This will mean you can work in a way that best suits you and fits with your life.

We would encourage you to submit your application as the earliest convenience as we may be able to offer interview at an earlier date to shortlisted candidates. If you would like to arrange an informal chat to find out more do not hesitate to get in touch!

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Support Worker - Falkirk

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 6th August 2021

Could you be Key?

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

Working locally, join one of our teams delivering great quality individualised support where every day is different in this challenging but rewarding role.

If you are caring, reliable, flexible and passionate about getting alongside people providing support to achieve the life they want then... you could be Key!

In turn, you will receive:

· 31 days annual leave

· Occupational Sick Pay

· Access to Employee Counselling Service

· Excellent Training

· Support to achieve a SVQ 2 qualification

No experience necessary! Full training and support will be given to help you achieve your full potential.

If you would like to get involved in support work but cannot commit to a contract due to other commitments, we also have opportunities for you to complement our existing workers by joining our relief register of bank support workers . This will mean you can work in a way that best suits you and fits with your life.

We would encourage you to submit your application as the earliest convenience as we may be able to offer interview at an earlier date to shortlisted candidates. If you would like to arrange an informal chat to find out more do not hesitate to get in touch!

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This vacancy has now closed

Team Manager – Caithness

  • Full time
  • £26,115 – £28,978
  • Caithness
  • Closing 30th July 2021

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives and about the opportunities that Self-Directed Support brings to support each person’s individual journey?

Are you an experienced worker in health or social care, looking for an exciting and challenging personal development opportunity?

Do you have excellent Leadership qualities and a willingness and appetite for your own learning and development?

If your answer to these questions is “YES”– you may be the person we are looking for!

Key is a leading social care organisation that provides high quality, flexible support, to people with disabilities, some of whom have complex needs. We provide Self-Directed Support that has a clear focus on positive outcomes, tailored to meet individual needs of the people we support.

We are seeking a highly motivated, imaginative, and enthusiastic individual with a true commitment to personalisation to join our established, integrated management team in Caithness.

In addition to providing some direct support to individuals, the successful candidate will lead and manage a small team(s) of workers who provide personalised support to a number of individuals with a range support needs, gifts and talents. As part of our established and supportive management team, you will take a lead role in planning, co-ordinating and monitoring support to a number of people.

Our staff are our most important asset and as such we offer extensive training and development opportunities, including support to obtain relevant SSSC recognised qualifications.

Evening, weekend work and overnight support responsibilities are required as well as some support to workers out with ‘normal working hours’.

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This vacancy has now closed

Enhanced Support Worker – Key, Fort William

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Fort William
  • Closing 20th August 2021

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives and about the opportunities that Self-Directed Support brings to support each person’s individual journey?

Are you an experienced worker in health or social care, looking for an exciting and challenging personal development opportunity?

Do you have an appetite for your own learning and development?

If your answer to these questions is “YES”– you may be the person we are looking for!

Key is a leading social care organisation that provides high quality, flexible support, to people with disabilities, some of whom have complex needs. We provide Self-Directed Support that has a clear focus on positive outcomes, tailored to meet individual needs of the people we support.

An exciting vacancy has arisen in Fort William for an Enhanced Support Worker and we are seeking a highly motivated, imaginative, and enthusiastic individual with a true commitment to personalisation to join our established team.

The successful candidate will take on some enhanced responsibilities in relation to the day-to-day coordination of the service and support to workers.

We are looking for a flexible, motivated person who:

  • Enjoys and has experience of working with people
  • Can demonstrate good organisational skills
  • Has a positive attitude to life and a commitment towards making a difference to adults with disabilities and complex needs.
  • Has excellent life skills and the ability to share these with others
  • Has good leadership qualities
  • Has good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Has common sense and can understand and adhere to Codes of Practice and National care Standards
  • Is committed to their own learning and personal development

All necessary training and support will be provided.

Evening, weekend and sleepover responsibilities will be required.

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This vacancy has now closed

Support Workers and Relief Support Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 20th August 2021

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 across Falkirk, including Stenhousemuir, Falkirk Town , Camelon, Laurieston 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.

Applicants must be prepared to work flexibly as part of the team to meet the needs of the people who use our service. Support 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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Support Workers and Relief Support Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Stirling
  • Closing 20th August 2021

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 across the Stirling area. Our service also supports people in the outlying more rural parts of the Stirling council area and we encourage applications from people based in all of these locations. 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.

Applicants must be prepared to work flexibly as part of the team to meet the needs of the people who use our service. Support 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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Team Manager – Key, Inverness and Nairn

  • Full time
  • £26,115 – £28,978
  • Inverness and Nairn
  • Closing 17th September 2021

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives and about the opportunities that Self-Directed Support brings to support each person’s individual journey?

Are you an experienced worker in health or social care, looking for an exciting and challenging personal development opportunity?

Do you have excellent Leadership qualities and a willingness and appetite for your own learning and development?

If your answer to these questions is “YES”– you may be the person we are looking for!

Key is a leading social care organisation that provides high quality, flexible support, to people with disabilities, some of whom have complex needs. We provide Self-Directed Support that has a clear focus on positive outcomes, tailored to meet individual needs of the people we support.

We are seeking a highly motivated, imaginative, and enthusiastic individual with a true commitment to personalisation to join our established, integrated management team in Inverness & Nairn.

In addition to providing some direct support to individuals, the successful candidate will lead and manage a small team(s) of workers who provide personalised support to a number of individuals with a range support needs, gifts and talents. As part of our established and supportive management team, you will take a lead role in planning, co-ordinating and monitoring support to a number of people.

Our staff are our most important asset and as such we offer extensive training and development opportunities, including support to obtain relevant SSSC recognised qualifications.

Evening, weekend work and overnight support responsibilities are required as well as some support to workers out with ‘normal working hours’.

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This vacancy has now closed

Support Worker (Inverness and Nairn Services)

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Inverness and Nairn Services
  • Closing 24th September 2021

Could you be Key?

Support Worker (various hours available up to 39 per week)

Hourly Rate: £10.03 (£9.50 induction rate)

Sleepover Hourly Rate £9.50

Relief Register (Bank)

Hourly Rate: £9.50

Sleepover Hourly Rate £9.50

Ref: SWR/INV/14395

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

Working locally, join one of our teams delivering great quality individualised support where every day is different in this challenging but rewarding role.

If you are caring, reliable, flexible and passionate about getting alongside people providing support to achieve the life they want then... you could be Key!

In turn, you will receive:

· 31 days annual leave

· Occupational Sick Pay

· Excellent Training

· Support to achieve a SVQ 2 qualification

· Access to Employee Counselling Service

No experience necessary! Full training and support will be given to help you achieve your full potential.

If you would like to get involved in support work but cannot commit to a contract due to other commitments, we also have opportunities for you to complement our existing workers by joining our relief register of bank support workers . This will mean you can work in a way that best suits you and fits with your life.

We would encourage you to submit your application as the earliest convenience as we may be able to offer interview at an earlier date to shortlisted candidates. If you would like to arrange an informal chat to find out more do not hesitate to get in touch!

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This vacancy has now closed

Team Manager

  • Full time
  • £26,115 – £28,978
  • Glasgow East
  • Closing 23rd September 2021

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives and about the opportunities that Self-Directed Support brings to support each person’s individual journey?

Are you an experienced worker in health or social care, looking for an exciting and challenging personal development opportunity?

Do you have excellent Leadership qualities and a willingness and appetite for your own learning and development?

If your answer to these questions is “YES”– you may be the person we are looking for!

Key is a leading social care organisation that provides high quality, flexible support, to people with disabilities, some of whom have complex needs. We provide Self-Directed Support that has a clear focus on positive outcomes, tailored to meet individual needs of the people we support.

We are seeking a highly motivated, imaginative, and enthusiastic individual with a true commitment to personalisation to join our established, integrated management team in Glasgow.

In addition to providing some direct support to individuals, the successful candidate will lead and manage a small team(s) of workers who provide personalised support to a number of individuals with a range support needs, gifts and talents. As part of our established and supportive management team, you will take a lead role in planning, co-ordinating and monitoring support to a number of people.

Our staff are our most important asset and as such we offer extensive training and development opportunities, including support to obtain relevant SSSC recognised qualifications.

Evening, weekend work and overnight support responsibilities are required as well as some support to workers out with ‘normal working hours’.

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Top job! Policy and Practice Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £39,824 – £48,635
  • Glasgow City Centre
  • Closing 24th September 2021

Key and its subsidiary Community Lifestyles provide person-centred support to over 2000 young people and adults across 15 local authority areas in Scotland. We are passionate about delivering innovative, personalised services which support disabled people to live the lives they choose, connected to their communities as equal citizens. With a serious commitment to Self-directed Support, the principles of choice, control, involvement, and participation are central to what we do.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual, who shares our values and can play a Key role in policy, practice and service development.

The successful candidate will have lead responsibility for developing policy and practice to promote outcome focused, person centred and inclusive support in both Key and Community Lifestyles. You will support service development through tendering, partnership working and funding initiatives both locally and nationally. A commitment to working to improve and innovate services alongside individuals who use our support, and our workforce is essential.

You will have a relevant qualification and considerable experience in social care, ideally having managed and developed support services. You will need the personal and professional skills to work at both an operational and strategic level and the ability to effectively manage a complex workload of both reactive and planned activities.

With responsibility for policy and practice development you will have a good understanding of the national context for our work and the recommendations for improving social care support in Scotland. Your excellent interpersonal skills will mean you can connect with others and contribute effectively to networks that support innovative and person-centred practice.

The ability to write creatively and effectively for a varied audience and produce work of a high professional standard with an excellent attention to detail is essential. You will also be confident in presenting and managing information using a range of digital tools.

The post is based in Glasgow but will involve some travel across Scotland.

To arrange an informal discussion about the role please contact Sheila Hanney, Head of Staff Development, Policy and Practice on sheila.hanney@key.org.uk

or Jean Ramsay, Head of Support, on jean.ramsay@key.org.uk

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Administration Assistant

  • Part time
  • TBC
  • Inverness & Nairn
  • Closing 8th October 2021

  • Are you a confident and experienced administrator, used to working in a busy and diverse office environment?
  • Are you self motivated, organised and flexible in your work?
  • Do you believe people with disabilities should have the same opportunities in life as everyone else?

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

Key supports people with a range of disabilities across Scotland.

The successful candidate will provide administrative support to managers and worker teams at our Inverness & Nairn service. Applicants should have relevant administrative experience, including familiarity and relevant skills with Microsoft Office products as well as experience of keeping financial records and use of recording and reporting of information systems.

Applicants should also have some understanding of the needs of people with disabilities as the role may involve some contact with the people we support within the office environment.

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Team Manager – Key, Easter Ross

  • Full time
  • £26,115 – £28,978
  • Easter Ross
  • Closing 8th October 2021

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives and about the opportunities that Self-Directed Support brings to support each person’s individual journey?

Are you an experienced worker in health or social care, looking for an exciting and challenging personal development opportunity?

Do you have excellent Leadership qualities and a willingness and appetite for your own learning and development?

If your answer to these questions is “YES”– you may be the person we are looking for!

Key is a leading social care organisation that provides high quality, flexible support, to people with disabilities, some of whom have complex needs. We provide Self-Directed Support that has a clear focus on positive outcomes, tailored to meet individual needs of the people we support.

We are seeking a highly motivated, imaginative, and enthusiastic individual with a true commitment to personalisation to join our established, integrated management team in Easter Ross.

In addition to providing some direct support to individuals, the successful candidate will lead and manage a small team(s) of workers who provide personalised support to a number of individuals with a range support needs, gifts and talents. As part of our established and supportive management team, you will take a lead role in planning, co-ordinating and monitoring support to a number of people.

Our staff are our most important asset and as such we offer extensive training and development opportunities, including support to obtain relevant SSSC recognised qualifications.

Evening, weekend work and overnight support responsibilities are required as well as some support to workers out with ‘normal working hours’.

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This vacancy has now closed

Team Manager

  • Full time
  • £26,115 – £28,978
  • Nithsdale, based in Dumfries
  • Closing 18th October 2021

Are you experienced 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?

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, person centred services to people who have a wide variety of support needs including, learning disabilities, autism, young people in transition and people who have mental health support needs. Some of the individuals we support have complex needs we focus on positive outcomes to help people maintain and improve their lives at home and in the wider community.

We are seeking a highly motivated, imaginative and enthusiastic individual with a true commitment to personalisation to join our established local management team in Nithsdale.

The Team Manager role will include providing direct care and support, as well as support planning and monitoring the quality of services provided to a number of supported people. It will also include managing, mentoring and providing day to day support and supervision to a variety of small worker teams.

The successful candidate will be able to work creatively and flexibly to provide positive leadership and support to their teams.

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.

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