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Shared Lives Manager

P06 £45,438 - £48,234 p.a.

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Housing and Adult Social Services
P06 £45,438 - £48,234 p.a.
Full time 35 hours per week
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52d Drayton Park
P06 £45,438 - £48,234 p.a.
30/06/2017 23:59

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a small but expanding team. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about supporting vulnerable adults to join us in a new permanent role.

Shared Lives a national network of Shared Lives Carers which provide long and short-term respite and day care within their home to vulnerable adults so that they are able to:

• Be in control of their services and their lives.
• Pursue ordinary lives within their chosen families and relationships.
• Make a positive contribution and be valued by their communities.

As part of a new team, you will play a vital role in expanding Islington’s Shared Lives Scheme by promoting the scheme and successfully increasing the number of Shared Lives Carers. This involves working with service users and their families, and a wide variety of stakeholders. The main focus will be working with people with range of complex and profound learning disabilities and mental health needs, but may include all customer groups as appropriate.

The Shared Lives Manager will be responsible for strategic and operational development of the scheme in addition to undertaking the role of the CQC Registered Manager.

Working in Islington
You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access leisure facilities, recognition and reward for high performance with flexible and agile working hours and access to season ticket loans.

For further information on each role, please view the relevant Job Profiles. For an informal discussion please contact Alison Spanner on 020 7527 6666.

Closing Date: Friday 30th June 2017 at 23:59
Interviews: Thursday 29th June & Friday 30th June 2017

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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