Community Link Worker for KeyRing Living Support Networks

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Contract Type: Permanent

Role Type: Employment

Hours: Full time

Application deadline:

Based: Newcastle

Salary: £13 Per Hour

Salary Type: Fixed Salary

Location: Tyne and Wear

Role description: Project Support

Do you like getting to know people? You can make a difference in your local community. Join our friendly team in Newcastle.  

This is a full-time role (37.5 hours per week) predominantly Mon- Fri 9-5, but with occasional out of hours work as required, and you will work across the East of Newcastle. The salary is £12.53 p/h and offers 30 days annual holiday per year plus bank holidays. 


Your role:

You will work as part of a team developing a personalised and flexible community-based service for older people (55+) in Newcastle. The Chain Reaction service will promote independence and increase the person’s sense of good emotional health and wellbeing.

The service will provide a real alternative to building based services and will support older people to choose and access activities in the community that meet their individual needs, as well as supporting and sustaining links and friendship groups between those using the service. 

You will work to promote the service across the community, liaising with other workers from Health, Social Care and the Voluntary and Community Sector.

In addition, you will work with volunteers and the people using the service to develop and monitor ways to address issues such as loneliness, social isolation, and improving health outcomes.


We’ve attached a full role profile if you want to check it all out.  If you like the sound of what we do, feel free to give me a call on 07976316224, my name is Kath, and I’d be happy to have an informal chat.


Your benefits:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 30 days per year plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time team members).
  • Excellent training programme to reach your potential - even if that means you move on!
  • Flexible working - we are all about supporting people to live the life they want to lead and that includes our teams.
  • Pension Scheme with Life assurance of one year's salary.
  • Employee Assistance Programme - face to face counselling and a range of advice.
  • We pay for your DBS (previously CRB) and Online Update


Your diverse and inclusive workplace

Our vision is for a welcoming world that celebrates the skills and talents of everybody.

KeyRing is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community. KeyRing is also a disability confident committed employer. We encourage applications from our diverse communities to help us make this happen.  We want you to feel at home, and be yourself, so we can benefit from your unique skills and talents.

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