Shared Lives Advisor

  • Location
    Sutton, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 10 - £ 11 / Hour
  • Category
    Public Sector - Social Care
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Shared Lives Advisor

£10-11 per hour

Based in Sutton

My Client is currently recruiting for a Shared Lives Advisor to join their friendly, dynamic team based in their newly refurbished offices in Sutton.

The role will be working within the Shared Lives team who recruit, train and support carers in offering a range of support in their own homes to meet the needs of adults.

Main duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Contributing to the recruitment and assessment of new carers

  • Receiving and responding to potential user referral enquiries with discussions with a manager/team meetings as appropriate.

  • Managing a caseload of carers, including those living in other local authorities, using appropriate, accurate recording on carers files and the users record system Mosaic.

  • Providing consistent support, guidance and feedback to carers and ensure they have a formal review including home safety check on an annual basis.

  • Ensuring that appropriate person-centred arrangements are in place that match the support plans and meet the needs of the user.

  • Ensuring that service user, household, community and holiday risk assessments are undertaken and regularly reviewed and updated.

  • Ensuring all health and safety standards are adhered to for the relevant work area

  • Applying diversity and equal opportunities policies in the workplace

  • Adhering to Core Values, policies and procedures

  • Working flexibly to meet the needs of the service

If this is something you would be interested in, please contact the Croydon branch on 0208 686 9909 to discuss further!

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Please apply with your CV to: Jodie Luke