Shared Lives Scheme Worker

Website Surrey Choices

Every Life, Every Chance

6-month Secondment/fixed-term opportunity (with a potential to extend)

Job Title: Shared Lives Scheme Worker

Location: Guildford

(with option of homeworking)

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week (with flexibility for occasional evenings/ weekends)

Salary: £23,960 – £25,420 per annum

Closing Date: 14 February 2022

We want to ensure people with disabilities have opportunities to achieve the same as everyone else: a home of their own, something meaningful to do and someone to love. Our role is to provide creative and sustainable support which enables people to live active and healthy lives in their local communities in ways that they choose. Our Core Values guide how we work and inform our decision making. As an organisation we are in a good place, we have a great team, and we are excited about our plans for the future.

We are currently looking for an exceptional and passionate individual to join our Shared Lives Team in West Surrey, working closely with colleagues and carers to help change the lives of vulnerable people.

As a Scheme Worker, you will be required to assess, recruit and train people to become Shared Lives Carers to support vulnerable people across Surrey. You will be working out in the community, supporting, monitoring, reviewing, and completing details assessments, support plans and reviews for both the Shared Lives Carers and individuals.

You will ensure you are compliant with current legislations, policies, procedures and CQC fundamental standards.

If you are confident, love meeting people and relish the challenge of finding and matching the perfect carers to change the lives of vulnerable people, then you could be just right to join our team.

What we would like from you:

A kind and caring approach to supporting people
A willingness to learn
A passion for creating diverse communities
An ability to communicate well with others
To be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt
What we can offer you:

25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Access to a generous pension scheme
Automatic entry into Perkbox benefit scheme
Ongoing supervision, training, and career development
Employee Assistant Programme
£250 ‘Refer a Friend’ Scheme
45p mileage allowance
Employee Recognition Award Scheme
For more information, please contact Donna Willson on 07713479334.

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