Shared Lives Adviser

  • Job Reference: 620219675-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £28,725
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Encompass delivers a wide range of services including adult social care and homelessness support.

For this job role, you will be part of a team who recruit, train and support carers offering a range of support in their own homes. The service is registered by the Care Quality Commission.

We have a great working environment - collaboration and shared values.

In this job role you will:

* Manage a caseload of carers

* Provide consistent support, guidance and feedback to carers

* Ensure appropriate person-centred arrangements

* Ensure households are assessed as suitable and service users have their health and emotional needs met

* Contribute to the recruitment and assessment of new carers

* Receive and respond to user referral enquiries

We are looking for someone who has:

* Knowledge of the 2014 Care Act

* Knowledge of the 2005 Mental Capacity Act and DoLS

* Knowledge of Shared Lives service requirements under the CQC

* Knowledge of Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults legislation

What we offer:

* Performance Related Pay (PRP) - up to 10% of salary

* 6.5% employers' pension contribution

* Flexible working from the office in Sutton and home

* 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays

All post holders must have the right to work in the UK, may be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service check and other relevant employment clearances. A copy of our policy on recruitment of Ex-Offenders is available on request.


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