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Tuesday, 09 May 2017 13:59

Development Officer - Scotland

Development Officer

Salary:     £32,966 pro rata (actual £13,364)

Hours:      15 hours per week

Location: Home based in Scotland with travel

Fixed Term to March 31st 2020

Shared Lives Plus is the UK network for Shared Lives and Homeshare. Our members share their own family homes, helping disabled and older people to live good lives in a place they feel they belong.

We are looking for an outstanding person to support growth, diversification, and development in the Shared Lives sector for people with learning disabilities in Scotland.

You will support our members during a period of growth and change by developing resources and communities of interest. You will help members embed our Quality Framework and My Shared Life outcomes measuring tool in their work. You will work with key stakeholders, commissioners, and policy makers to raise awareness of the Shared Lives model.

We are looking for someone who has a commitment to empowering people who use services and their families, and has development experience when working with people with learning disabilities. You will be self-motivated and an excellent communicator who understands Shared Lives and the philosophy underpinning our work.

Shared Lives Plus is committed to equality of opportunity and is keen to increase the diversity of our team.

If you think you have what we need please download an application pack along with this Job Description and Person Specification

For further information please contact Ben Hall, Development Manager - Scotland, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline for completed applications 12 noon 8th June 2017

Interviews to be held on 16th & 21stth June 2017



Reg Charity No (Eng & Wales): 1095562                                                  Reg Charity No (Scotland)SC042743

Company No:  4511426     

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