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Shared Lives Carers (Adult Fostering)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Working Pattern:
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Advert Start Date:
04/01/2023
Advert End Date:
31/12/2023 23:59
Salary:
Allowance of up to £451 per week
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
182898
Employment Location:
Any location in North Tyneside
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
31 Dec
Further Information
North Tyneside Council’s Shared Lives scheme is urgently seeking Shared Lives carers. Shared Lives can be supporting an adult with a disability within the Shared Lives carers own home for a planned short break, emergency respite, long term support or day support. Shared Lives carers are ordinary people who wish to share their home and life with an adult who has a disability.
You will need to be a resident of North Tyneside and have a spare bedroom for overnight stays.
You will receive: An allowance of up to £451 per week. Ongoing training and support from the Shared Lives scheme. For an informal discussion contact Shared Lives on 0191 643 5241 or email martin.mcgregor@northtyneside.gov.uk.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975, and an Enhanced DBS disclosure will be required.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and adults at risk of harm. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.