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Alex Fox OBE, Chief Executive of Shared Lives Plus said; “I’m really touched to have been nominated for this honour. I hope it is seen as a reflection of the…
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 11:54

What makes a special Shared Lives Christmas?

Christmas can be a hard time for many people, for various reasons. It may be financial troubles, missing loved ones or loneliness, whatever the reasons, Christmas is not always enjoyable…
We have been sharing memories of Shared Lives carers and people who use our services since last week. We have been sent all different types of special memories, from meeting…
Shared Lives has been overwhelmed by responses to our request for Christmas memories and moments, over the years. This year we wanted to celebrate Christmas with a look back at…
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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