Temporary Shared Lives Co-Ordinator

23 July 2019
Adult Social Care
Full Time
March 2020
Home Brewery Building, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 6DA. The post holder will be required to work across Nottinghamshire.
Adult Social Care & Health
£22,911 - £26,317 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Coordinator to gain valuable experience as part of the Shared Lives Scheme, which covers the whole of Nottinghamshire. The post holder will work as part of a supportive team to recruit, monitor, train and support shared lives carers who provide support and care to vulnerable adults in their homes.

It is anticipated that the person appointed will have experience of working with people, to develop skills in supporting vulnerable adults. Experience of working with one or more of the following groups is essential - people with learning disabilities, people who have mental health conditions or physical disabilities, or older people.

The person appointed may also be responsible for undertaking assessments with prospective carers, review the work of existing carers and support their training and development needs.

Shared Lives is a service registered by the Care Quality Commission. It is expected that the person appointed will work in compliance with the standards of quality and safety associated with this registration.

For further information about the Shared Lives Scheme in Nottinghamshire please visit www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk or contact Helen Hall by email – helen.hall@nottscc.gov.uk or tel – 0115 804 3064

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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