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INTERIM COMMUNICATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

 

Accountable to:    The Finance Director

Salary:                  £38,117

Hours:                   37 hours a week

Location:              This job is based in the Shared Lives Plus Liverpool Office. 

Period:                  Immediate start for up to three months to cover recruitment period.

This role line manages two assistants and also involves hands-on delivery of communications support to a busy team, managing external and internal communications for Shared Lives Plus and its members. The postholder will support Shared Lives Plus in its work with both the Homeshare and Shared Lives sectors, working to raise awareness through the traditional media, trade press and social media and marketing membership to potential members including those from under represented groups as well as promoting engagement, participation and communication amongst existing members.

The postholder will provide continuity to the team during an interim period of up to three months, which will include:

  • the launch of our new website which is currently being built;

  • the launch of a report on the Homeshare sector;

  • an edition of our regular members’ magazine along with a number of monthly bulletins;

  • planning for our annual conference and a parliamentary reception;

  • planning participation in an external conference.

Shared Lives Plus is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

If you think you have what we need please download the following

Application_Form.doc 

Interim_Communications_Manager_advert.doc

Interim_Communications_Manager_JD_and_PS.doc for an application pack.

Deadline for completed applications 5pm 26th June 2017

Interviews to be held on 28th June 2017

For further information please contact Alex Fox OBE, Chief Executive at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Reg Charity No (Eng & Wales): 1095562                

Reg Charity No (Scotland)SC042743

Company No: 4511426                                                   www.SharedLivesPlus.org.uk

 

Islington Shared Lives scheme are currently looking to recruit a new Shared Lives Manager.

For further details visit here.

 

 

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     

Hertfordshire County Council Shared Lives Pre-Procurement Market Engagement (PPME.

The Hertfordshire Transforming Care Partnership is interested in developing a bespoke Hertfordshire Shared Lives Transforming Care (TC) pilot scheme (Services) to support people with Learning Disabilities who are currently part of the TC programme.

The advertisement is located at:-

The PPME process involves the Submission of the Provider Questionnaire available on the Supply Hertfordshire website above.

We would encourage providers to complete and submit the Provider Questionnaire, as responses will be used to help shape the Council’s requirements and outcomes and also the scope and strategy for any potential procurement. The Council is looking to pilot a bespoke service and provider input will be invaluable to ensure that the Council’s proposals are viable and offer a good commercial opportunity to the market.

The deadline for submission of Provider Questionnaires is 12.00 noon on 7 February 2017.

To express your interest in this advertisement, you must ensure your organisation is registered with Supply Hertfordshire and follow the full instructions provided within the advertisement.

For further information please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hertfordshire County Council

Health and Community Services

Integrated Accommodation Commissioning

Farnham House (SFAR201)

Six Hills Way

Stevenage   Herts   SG1 2FQ

 

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 12:58

Shared Lives Manager - Ategi, Thurrock

 Shared Lives

Shared Lives is coming to Thurrock and ategi – an experienced provider of Shared Lives – is looking to build a dynamic team in the area. If you are passionate about delivering quality person-centred care and support and can bring that energy to building relationships, working with people who need support, their families, and Thurrock Council to set up and be part of a leading Shared Lives service we’d like to hear from you.

Shared Lives is a form of care where vulnerable adults are carefully matched with and supported within the ordinary households of approved Shared Lives Carers and their families. ategi’s Shared Lives team will be based in Thurrock and will recruit, assess, train and support individuals, couples or families to become Approved Shared Lives Carers across the county.

Applicants will become part of ategi’s network of Shared Lives schemes benefitting from expert support and peer learning as well as the opportunity to be part of an exciting new service in Thurrock. We are looking for positive, self-motivated and dynamic people with excellent communication skills, effective time management and a willingness to work across Thurrock to change people’s lives for the better.

Shared Lives Manager (full time, 39 hours per week) £28,849 - £34,303 per annum Applicants will need: • Energy, enthusiasm and drive to set up the first Shared Lives scheme in Thurrock • Ideally, experience of working as a Registered Manager in the care sector • A track record of successful project management • Clear understanding of and enthusiasm for Shared Lives • Marketing and promotional skills (plus a bit of creative flair) to ensure understanding of Shared Lives across Thurrock • Proven management experience in the care sector and ability to manage staff • Excellent communication skills • Motivational and strong relationship building skills • Ability to promote equality and diversity • Understanding of regulations for the provision of Shared Lives • Assessment and report writing skills

Shared Lives Coordinator (full time, 39 hours per week) £24,171 - £27,467 per annum Applicants will need: • Experience of and motivation for working with people who need support to live a good life • Excellent communication and relationship building skills • An understanding of the support needs of vulnerable adults • Good assessment and observation skills • Experience of managing a case load and other staff • Experience of working in a multi-agency environment

Shared Lives Administrator (full time, 39 hours per week) £16,485 - £18,546 per annum Applicants will need: • Experience of working as an office Administrator • Good IT skills • Experience of processing invoices • The ability to multi-task • Excellent communication skills, along with the ability to relate well to people • Self-motivation and initiative

ategi is a charitable organisation offering excellent opportunities for training and career development.   For an application pack please call 01443 484400 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. For an informal chat regarding the positions please call Lisa Burnett on 029 2081 4800 

We are also recruiting for Shared Lives Carers; please call Lisa Burnett on the above number if you wish to discuss this opportunity.

Closing date for applications: 10am on Friday 6th January 2017 Interviews will take place on: Thursday 19th January 2017

For more about ategi please visit our Website: www.ategi.org.uk

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 12:55

Shared Lives manager - Ategi South Gloucs

ategi Shared Lives has been selected to manage and develop the previously council run Shared Lives Scheme in South Gloucestershire. The scheme provides accommodation and support to vulnerable adults who are supported within the ordinary households of approved Shared Lives Carers and their families. The team recruit, assess, train and support individuals, couples or families to become Approved Shared Lives Carers across South Gloucestershire.

We now need to strengthen the existing small team to manage current Shared Lives Carers while finding new Carers to offer the chance for more people to live within an ordinary family setting.

Applicants will need to demonstrate that they are positive, self-motivated, have excellent communication skills, effective time management and are prepared to work across South Gloucestershire.

Shared Lives Manager (full time, 39 hours per week)

£28,849 - £34,303 per annum

Applicants will need:

    • Ideally, experience of working as a Registered Manager in the care sector
    • Clear understanding of Shared Lives
    • Proven management experience in the care sector and ability to manage staff
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to promote equality and diversity
    • Motivational skills
    • Understanding of regulations for the provision of Shared Lives
    • Marketing and promotional skills
    • Assessment skills

ategi is a charitable organisation offering excellent opportunities for training and career development.

For an application pack please call 01443 484400 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For an informal chat regarding the positions please call Lisa Burnett on 029 2081 4800

We are also recruiting for Shared Lives Carers; please call Lisa Burnett on the above number if you wish to discuss this opportunity.

Closing date for applications:            10am on Thursday 12th January 2017

Interviews will take place on: Tuesday 17th January 2017

For more about ategi please visit our Website: www.ategi.org.uk

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Supporting people to live their lives

 

Monday, 05 December 2016 14:57

NHS Programme Regional Officer - North East

NHS Programme Regional Officer

 

Salary:    £32,640 pro rata        

 

Hours:      22.5 per week, fixed term contract until 31st March 2019  

 

Location: Based in the North East working closely with South Tees CCG, Middlesborough Council, Redcar and Cleveland Council and Avalon Shared Lives scheme to establish a new base in the region and support the expansion of Shared Lives services across the North East of England.

Shared Lives Plus is the UK network for Shared Lives and Home Share. Our members work on a small scale or in their own family homes, helping older and disabled people to live good lives in a place they feel they belong.

We are seeking an exceptional individual to support the development and ensure the success of our largest funded program to date. Scaling up Shared Lives in Healthcare is a £1.75million NHS England funded program to develop the successful Shared Lives model to support people with healthcare needs in the community.

This is a challenging and exciting role and to succeed you need to have experience of delivering services in the health and/or social care sector and have a good understanding of the current health and social care transformation agendas. You will be energetic, resourceful, resilient and able to work on your own initiative whilst working to a defined development plan. You will have experience of building and developing great teams and be a team player yourself. Most importantly, you will have the enthusiasm and commitment to develop the Shared Lives model for the benefit of people with health needs in the community you will be working in.

If you think you have what we need please download the following; Application_form_-_NHS_Programme_Regional_Officer.docx NHS_Programme_Regional_Officer_JD_and_PS.doc

For further information please contact Jenni Kirkham, Senior NHS Programme Officer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline for completed applications 12.00 noon Tuesday 20th December 2016

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

Company No: 4511426

Shared Lives Plus are asking for expressions of interest to develop our new website. You can download the document here

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 16:22

New Job Opportunities with Ategi

Shared Lives

ategi Shared Lives has been selected to manage and develop the previously council run Shared Lives Scheme in South Gloucestershire. The scheme provides accommodation and support to vulnerable adults who are supported within the ordinary households of approved Shared Lives Carers and their families. The team recruit, assess, train and support individuals, couples or families to become Approved Shared Lives Carers across South Gloucestershire.

We now need to strengthen the existing small team to manage current Shared Lives Carers while finding new Carers to offer the chance for more people to live within an ordinary family setting.

Applicants will need to demonstrate that they are positive, self-motivated, have excellent communication skills, effective time management and are prepared to work across South Gloucestershire.

Shared Lives Manager (full time, 39 hours per week)

£28,849 - £34,303 per annum

Applicants will need:

    • Ideally, experience of working as a Registered Manager in the care sector
    • Clear understanding of Shared Lives
    • Proven management experience in the care sector and ability to manage staff
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to promote equality and diversity
    • Motivational skills
    • Understanding of regulations for the provision of Shared Lives
    • Marketing and promotional skills
    • Assessment skills

Shared Lives Administrator (full time, 39 hours per week)

£16,485 - £18,546 per annum

Applicants will need:

    • Experience of working as an office Administrator
    • Good IT skills
    • Experience of processing invoices
    • The ability to multi-task
    • Excellent communication skills, along with the ability to relate well to people
    • Self-motivation and initiative

ategi is a charitable organisation offering excellent opportunities for training and career development.

For an application pack please call 01443 484400 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For an informal chat regarding the positions please call Lisa Burnett on 029 2081 4800

We are also recruiting for Shared Lives Carers; please call Lisa Burnett on the above number if you wish to discuss this opportunity.

Closing date for applications:            10am on Thursday 1st December 2016

Interviews will take place on: Thursday 8th and Friday 9th December 2016

For more about ategi please visit our website: www.ategi.org.uk

 

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