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Community Support Specialist

Salary £11.61 per hour
Location Bristol
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This is a Temporary, Part Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

We are looking for a Community Support Specialist to join our team in Bristol on a part time basis of 30 hours per week. This is a temporary position to end in September 2022.

The purpose of the Community Support Specialist role is to:

  • Provide support to KeyRing Members in an enabling way so that people take control of their lives, connect to their communities and develop, use and share their skills and talents.
  • Provide support and guidance to new or less experienced Community Support Workers and assist them to learn KeyRing’s ways of working with Members, and how to effectively use the systems we have.
  • To be a champion within the team for  Member involvement and engagement initiatives such as Community organising, Making It Real Ask, Listen, Do, Digital inclusion and employment projects.

 

Essential requirements:

Please see attached Role Profile & Person Specification, which tells you what the role entails and what the essential and desirable requirements are.

 

Our Benefits:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 30 days per year, plus bank holidays
  • Excellent training program 
  • Pension Scheme
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • We pay for your DBS & Online Update

 

A Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

KeyRing is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community.  We welcome applications from all sections of the community, all ethnicities and backgrounds. KeyRing is also a disability confident committed employer. We want people to feel at home, and be themselves, so we can benefit from everyone’s talents and contributions.

We understand how important the balance between work, family and home life is. Therefore, we always try to be as accommodating as possible and we are happy to discuss flexible hours to fit around your family life or commitments.

Application and Interview process

To apply, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button. You will be asked to create a KeyRing account so you can complete our online application form.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format, or need any other support please email us at recruitment@keyring.org or call us on 020 3119 0969.

To ensure fair and unbiased recruitment process, the applications are anonymised and the shortlisting is based only on the answers to the questions on our application form.

We encourage you to apply even if you think you do not meet some of the desirable requirements of the role. We mainly want people with the right attitude who reflect our values. You can read about our values below.

Interview Process:  At KeyRing we use a values-based interview process. This means that we will ask questions to explore how and why you behave in certain situations, in relation to our values.  It is therefore important that you familiarise yourself with our values in advance.

For more information about the role, please contact Sue Norton on 07951721703.

 

We are an adult social care provider inspiring people in England and Wales to build the life they want to live.

People have so much potential. KeyRing support recognises and builds on this potential. People become peer supporters for each other, they build connections and they become valued members of their local community.  

The KeyRing approach is based on designing services around individuals and communities, their connections, their skills and their ambitions. 

We are always looking for enthusiastic people who share our values. That’s more important than particular qualifications or career history.

Equality

Rights and Respect

Inclusion and Influence

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