Shared Lives Scheme Worker

£23,400 per annum
28 Nov 2016
26 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Guideposts have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced and enthusiastic Shared Lives Scheme Worker to join our small dedicated team based in Ware, Hertfordshire. Working 37.5 hours per week, the successful Shared Lives Scheme Worker will receive a competitive salary of £23,400 per annum.

Do you enjoy working with people?

Guideposts is a multi-disciplinary social care and mental health network focused first and foremost upon PEOPLE. As a charity we have over 40 years’ experience meeting the needs of individuals who face any number of complex challenges; from autism, learning disability and mental health conditions, to physical disability and age-related conditions, such as dementia, sensory impairment and mobility problems. Whether through active care and support services, information advice and guidance or independent living and training projects; Guideposts exists in order to connect people and their carers with opportunities.

The Shared Lives Scheme Worker Role

This opportunity will give you experience of working with carers who have service users placed with them in their own home; developing care plans and reviews for service users to assist them live in the community; promoting of the service and recruiting and assessing new carers to the scheme and making sure that they are able to meet appropriate training standards.

As a registered service you may also gain experience of auditing and monitoring the service being provided and work in partnership with professionals in the local social care services.

Our ideal Shared Lives Scheme Worker:

- You will hold as a minimum the equivalent of an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care.

- A full driving licence and own vehicle are essential.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our Shared Lives Scheme Worker then please click “Apply” today!

Closing date: 9/12/16

Interviews: 16/12/16