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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:
04/01/2021
Advert End Date:
31/12/2022 23:59
Salary:
Allowance of up to £420 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 £420 per week.
Ongoing training and support from the Shared Lives scheme.

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.