Shared Lives Carer

Make a difference in someone’s life! Become a Shared Lives Carer today!

Shared Lives is a rewarding scheme that allows you to open your family and home to a person that requires support on a long or short term basis. The shared lives scheme supports individuals with a variety of needs, including those with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health issues. We offer support, guidance and training to assist you in caring for each individual person; including regular supervision, comprehensive person centred support plans for each individual and regular contact either face to face or via the telephone. You will be part of a progressive and supportive team that are offering competitive remuneration (up to £500 per week).

Shared lives carers are ordinary people who lead extraordinary lives .

You could become a Shared Lives carer if:

  • You have a positive and caring attitude
  • You have a spare room
  • You are flexible and willing to work from home
  • You willing to invite someone into your family and home in a short or long term capacity
  • You are over the age of 18
  • You are willing to have a DBS check
  • You are self-motivated and are committed to promoting independence, wanting to make a difference to people’s lives
  • You live within Hertfordshire

Our shared lives carers often tell us that joining shared lives was the best decision they have ever made. If you want to make a difference, we want to hear from you!

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Please contact Guideposts Office on 01920 484946 to discuss the position or to register your interest.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £2,000.00 /month