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Tuesday, 27 June 2017 15:59

Communications Manager

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

 

Accountable to:    Chief Executive Officer

Salary:                  £38,117

Hours:                   37 hours a week

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

Shared Lives Plus is the UK network for Shared Lives and Homeshare. Our members are Shared Lives carers and workers, and Homeshare programmes.

Shared Lives is a radical form of care and support that centres on sharing home, family and community life. Its innovative approach sees Shared Lives carers share their own home and family life with an older or disabled person, as an alternative to traditional care services.

We are looking for an experienced communications professional who will contribute to the strategic development of the organisation’s communications team and work; working with colleagues to explore new sources of funding and contribute to fundraising.

The postholder will:

  1. Support a communications assistant, raising awareness through the traditional media, trade press, and social media.

  2. Support a communications assistant to market membership to potential members, including those from under-represented groups.

  3. Ensure delivery of our publications, members’ magazine and regular bulletins.

  4. Promote engagement, participation and communication amongst existing members.

  5. Support the Shared Lives Plus team with effective internal communications.

  6. Contribute to the organisation’s growth and sustainability.

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.

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 download the following application pack. Communications_Manager_advert.doc Communications_Manager_JD_and_PS.doc Application_Form_-_comms_manager.doc

Deadline for completed applications 12.00 noon 19th July 2017

Interviews to be held on 26th July 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

Development Officer (young people in transition).

Salary Scale:                    £32,966 per annum (pro rata: actual £20,047)

Accountable to:               Development Manager

Hours:                              22.5 hours a week

Duration:                          2 years

Location:                          Home based with travel

Shared Lives Plus is the UK network for Shared Lives and Homeshare. Our members are Shared Lives carers and workers, and Homeshare programmes.

Shared Lives is a radical form of care and support that centres on sharing home, family and community life. Its innovative approach sees Shared Lives carers share their own home and family life with an older or disabled person, as an alternative to traditional care services.

We are looking for a Development Officer who will

    • Support our members who are Shared Lives scheme managers and individual Shared Lives carers, safeguarding the values, quality and safety of the sector during a period of growth and change.
    • Support growth, diversification and development in the sector, developing new national partnerships and supporting the formation of local partnerships, with a particular focus on support to young people with care and support needs in transition to adulthood and their family carers.
    • Work with policy makers, particularly in the field of transition for young people and their support, inclusion and empowerment.
    • Raise income and funds for the continuation and expansion of our work.
    • Contribute to the effective administration of Shared Lives Plus.

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 documents

Application_Form_Development_Officer_Transitionis.doc 

Development_Officer_-_Young_People_in_Transition__JD__PS.doc 

Development_Officer_transitions.doc

 

Deadline for completed applications 12.00 noon 14th July 2017

Interviews to be held on 25th July 2017

For further information please contact Susan Eley, Development Manager 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…

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…
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…
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

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