Job details

  • Salary: Day support (£8.21 per hour); Short breaks £72 (per 24 hour period); Long term support £400-£450 per week
  • Location: In your own home
  • Contract Type: Self employed
  • Hours Per Week: Varied
  • Service: Care & Support
  • Closing Date: Ongoing
  • Date Posted: 16 March 2018
  • Reference: Not applicable

The role of the Shared Lives Carer is to meet the needs of the people who are placed with them in their home. This may include Day Care, Short Breaks and Long Term support for adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, older adults and other adults who are deemed vulnerable.

You will:

  • support service users to make informed choices and decisions
  • provide a healthy and safe place to stay
  • assist the person with their individual needs
  • support service users to become more independent
  • support people to make and/ or maintain friendships and relationships both in and out of the household
  • support service users to learn new skills and do new things
  • support service users to access their chosen day and evening activities
  • support service users to manage their finances
  • support service users to become part of your family unit and treat them in a friendly and respectful way
  • always treat everyone as an adult
  • maintain confidentiality at all times
  • manage workloads and prioritise their activities
  • work using own initiative at all times
  • communicate effectively with people this includes service users, carers and professionals

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You will need to submit both the application form and the equal opportunities monitoring form. Please ask your landlord or mortgage provider to complete the Landlord or Mortgage Provider Authorisation Form

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Shared Lives Team

0114 273 5275

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