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Shared Lives Adviser

£28,725 + PRP + Benefits

Sutton SM1

Closing Date: 03/07/2022

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
  • 23 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.


These may be held in person.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and a Cover Letter outlining your supporting statement as to why you are the right candidate for this job role.

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