Community Lifestyles
Community Lifestyles

Charity registered in Scotland SC028041

Community Lifestyles recognises that individual support requirements vary considerably throughout adult life, depending on many factors including age, life stage, health, family, job opportunities and social networks. We always provide support that is flexible enough to meet changing need whilst making a long-term commitment in all situations where this is required.


Current vacancies

Assistant Staff Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,163 – £32,607
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th October 2022

Community Lifestyles was created in the 1990s to offer individualised support to the growing number of people with more complex needs who were leaving long-stay institutions. Working in a consortium arrangement with Key in Glasgow, Community Lifestyles now works alongside disabled people, a number of whom have complex communication and health needs, supporting them to live good lives in their own homes and communities across the city.

We are looking for someone who has facilitated training or supported learning in a social care setting. As an enthusiastic individual committed to ongoing learning and development, joining our well-established management and development team in Glasgow, you will:

  • have experience of working with disabled people in a social care setting
  • deliver core induction and ongoing training to ensure staff have the skills and knowledge to deliver the highest quality, person centred support
  • as a member of our Positive Behaviour Support Team, provide human rights-based training and guidance to managers and teams working alongside individuals with complex support needs to achieve their unique outcomes
  • have a Social Care Qualification at SVQ level 3 or above
  • have a flexible approach, prioritising and responding to service needs, including an element of working outside of ‘normal office hours’
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Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £22,678
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd September 2021

Community Lifestyles is committed to developing and delivering high quality, individualised services which support people of all ages with a disability to live a full life, as active citizens within their communities.

Due to continued service development, we are currently looking to recruit Team Leaders who are highly motivated, confident and enthusiastic social care practitioners with an active commitment to personalisation.

In addition to providing direct support to individuals, some of whom may have complex needs, the main responsibilities of the Team Leader role include helping to plan, co-ordinate and monitor service delivery to individuals and to support, supervise and manage workers providing support to these individuals.

We are looking for applicants who are able to;

  • Make a commitment to individuals, enabling each person we support use their talents, fulfil their dreams and be in control of their life.
  • Work creatively and flexibly in their day to day work to provide positive leadership and support to their team, prioritising and delegating effectively
  • Work with our Community Development Workers and others to assist in harnessing community assets and maximising independence.
  • Commit to their own learning and development.

The post includes evening and weekend working, sleep over provision/waking night support, as well as some support to workers out with “normal working hours”.

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Staff Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £35,270 – £39,824
  • Glasgow City Centre
  • Closing 8th August 2022

Community Lifestyles was created in the 1990s to offer individualised support to the growing number of people with more complex needs who were leaving long-stay institutions. Working in a consortium arrangement with Key in Glasgow, Community Lifestyles now works alongside disabled people, a number of whom have complex communication and health needs, supporting them to live good lives in their own homes and communities across the city.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly experienced social care trainer, who can join our well-established management and development team in Glasgow, facilitating induction and ongoing learning activities to support staff. You will work with teams around people’s specific needs, including positive behaviour support, having previously supported teams to review and adapt their practice to assist individuals to achieve their outcomes.

As a member of the wider team, you will work collaboratively to deliver and further develop our learning and development framework and SSSC qualification strategy, taking the lead on particular practice areas for both organisations.

You will possess a SSSC recognised professional qualification (Social Work, Nursing, SVQ3 or equivalent).and ideally have undertaken a recognised trainer course. A recognised Positive Behaviour Support or similar qualification would be advantageous, but not essential.

As part of our well-established staff development team, you will:

• deliver core induction and ongoing training to ensure staff have the skills and knowledge to deliver the highest quality, person centred support

• provide human rights-based Positive Behaviour Support training and guidance to managers and teams working alongside individuals with complex support needs to achieve their unique outcomes

• be the lead for a particular practice development aspect

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