Shared Lives Carer

  • £350 to £583 per week dependent on adult's support needs
  • Work From Home
  • Kent Shared Lives

Would you like to work from home and be paid to make a real difference to someone’s life?

Shared Lives Carers (Hosts) open their homes to support people from the age of 18, with learning disabilities, mental health, autism and Asperger’s, physical disabilities, sensory impairment or are living with dementia and older people.

For Carers it provides:

• A flexible, interesting job with a fantastic work life balance

• Great opportunities for skills development, working as a self employed professional with support from our team

• Payment depends on the support needs of the adult: -

£350.18 to £583.55 per week, per placement, for Long Term placements.

You can offer three types of service from your home; however, we are only recruiting for Long Term and Short Breaks currently.

• Long term – where the person would live with you and your family

• Short Breaks (respite) – where the person would come and stay for the odd night, weekend or week

• Day Support – where you would support someone, based from your home, for up to 5 hours.

By becoming a Shared Lives Carer you make a real difference to the people you support, giving them improved:

• Quality of Life

• Social Inclusion

• Support

This role is not without its challenges, but we believe it is one of the most rewarding things you’ll ever do!

To get involved in this fantastic scheme give us a call on 03000 412400 or visit our website to find out more at www.kent.gov.uk/sharedlives.

NB you will need to be living in your own home (rented, mortgaged, or owned outright) which is located in Kent.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: April 2022