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Salary: £37,650 to £40,653 (pro-rata for part time)
2 Permanent Positions. 1 Full Time (35 hours) & 1 Part-Time (17.5 hours)
Closing date: Sunday 10th March 2019
Area: London

Team Coordinator
Salary: £35,229 - £39,961 p.a.
Closing Date: 18 February 2019

Home Brewery, Sir John Robinson Way, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 6DA

Monday, 14 January 2019 13:14

Vacancy for Shared Lives officer - Reading

Directorate of Adult Care & Health Services - Shared Lives Scheme

RG4 (scp 21-28 with gateway at scp 25) £20,541 to £25,463 per annum
Ref: ADC0312
37 hours per week, permanent

Thursday, 10 January 2019 14:32

Finance Officer

Shared Lives Plus is recruiting for a new Finance Officer

Salary: £29,423 (pro rata) - £17,892 (actual)
Hours: 22.5 per week
Location: Shared Lives Plus Head Office Liverpool
Duration: Permanent

An opportunity has arisen within Shared Lives Plus for a confident, self-motivated Finance Officer to support all aspects of the charity’s work and development through the provision of strong financial assistance.  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. 

Key purpose:

Working as a member of a small team, the Finance Officer will work closely with the Finance Director and the Operations Manager on all matters regarding financial management, planning, control and reporting.

The role will include but is not limited to:

Ensuring the accurate maintenance of the financial records on Xero for the charity in order to provide timely and relevant information.

Assisting the accurate production of grant reports and budgets for grant applications

Manage and reconcile the bank and key balance sheet control accounts.

Assist in the management and reporting of VAT

Assist with the formulation and implementation of policies and procedures relating to the finance of the charity.

Assist with the production of budgets, financial plans and other such financial information as deemed required to manage the charity.

Assist with compliance to all statutory responsibilities including filing with the Charity Commission.

You will be energetic, resourceful, resilient and able to work on your own initiative.

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 visit our website for an application pack.

For further information please contact Lynette Barlow, Finance Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline for completed applications 12 noon 21st January 2019

Interviews in Liverpool – January 2019 (date tbc)

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MacIntyre are looking for a Frontline Manager - Shared Lives - Central Bedfordshire

Full Time (38 hours a week)
Salary: £26,142 a year
Ref: ASIV360597

MacIntyre is a national charity supporting people with learning disabilities and last year we were awarded a new contract to run the Shared Lives scheme in Central Bedfordshire. Could you be the lynchpin of this scheme as our new Shared Lives Manager?

Your first (big!) task will be to recruit 25 new families into the scheme as Shared Lives Carers. You’ll have two years to achieve this, using your skills and imagination to “sell” the scheme in a variety of ways.

You’ll lead the matching process between Carers and people being supported, who will all be adults with learning disabilities. You’ll monitor placements, developing close relationships with all concerned, as well as liaising with the local authority and other stakeholders.

You’ll have an understanding of the needs of vulnerable people, their families and carers. You’ll be a confident networker, with great communication skills. Ideally, you’ll have operational knowledge of social care support schemes.

Benefits include:

Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days (including public holidays) rising with service
Workplace pension scheme
Employee Assistance scheme to support your health and wellbeing
MacIntyre Staff Savings Scheme

Closing date: Tuesday 18 December 2018

To apply for this position please visit: Charity Recruitment


Do you understand what it feels like to be a Shared Lives carer and have what it takes to support others?
Do you love Shared Lives and want to help it survive and thrive?
Do you want to join the Shared Lives Plus carer support team developing peer support networks around the UK?

Salary: £10.10 per hr, £ 4,203.24 per year (full time equivalent £19,440)
Hours: 8 per week
Based: Home based working across a regional area
Duration: Three years

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 15:58

ategi Shared Lives Manager, Haringey

Shared Lives Manager, 39 hours per week

Haringey (office in Wood Green, London)

£30,003 - £35,675 per annum

 ategi Shared Lives provides accommodation and support to vulnerable adults who live or stay with our approved Shared Lives Carers and their families. The team recruit, assess, train and support individuals, couples or families to become approved Shared Lives Carers.

 Applicants will need:

  • Management experience in the care sector
  • Ideally experience of working as a Registered Manager
  • Knowledge and experience of safeguarding
  • Assessment skills
  • Marketing and promotional skills

 To apply for this position visit: www.ategi.org.uk

 We are recruiting Shared Lives Carers; call the team on 020 3946 7240

Thursday, 13 September 2018 10:16

Avalon require a Shared Lives Development manager

Shared Lives Development Manager based in York – Fixed Term for 2 Years

Avalon are looking for an enthusiastic social care manager to join their local team. If you have experience of working in social care, and in project management, you could be just the person they are looking for to expand their Shared Lives service with this new project.

Closing Date: Monday 1st October 2018

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 14:30

Placement Officer – Bromley Shared Lives Scheme

Placement Officer – Bromley Shared Lives Scheme BR8/9 £25,961- £30358 pro rata
24 - 30 hrs per week

Salary: £25,961-£30,358 pro rata (BR8/9)
Location: Bromley Civic Centre
Job Type: Part Time -Permanent.
Vacancy Group: Care/Social Work
Closing Date: 16th September 2018
Reference: 0000020130

Tuesday, 11 September 2018 10:56

Vacancy: Shared Lives Coordinator

Shared Lives Coordinator (part time, 24 hours per week)

Haringey (office in Wood Green, London)

£15,470 - £17,580 per annum (a pro rata of £25,139 - £28,566)

ategi Shared Lives provides accommodation and support to vulnerable adults who live or stay with our approved Shared Lives Carers and their families. The team recruit, assess, train and support individuals, couples or families to become approved Shared Lives Carers.

Applicants will need:

  • Experience of managing people in a care setting

  • Excellent communication 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 and knowledge of safeguarding

  • Experience of working in a Multi-agency environment

For further information and to apply for this position please visit our website:


Closing date for applications: Friday 21st September at 10am

We are also recruiting Shared Lives Carers; call the team on 020 3946 7240

Supporting people to live their lives

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