Shared Lives Assessor – Shared Lives Lincolnshire Service

Job Ref:SLDWLI052022

Shared Lives Development Worker – Shared Lives Lincolnshire
Salary: £23,400
Job Ref No: SLDWLI052022
Hours: 37
Location: 10b Market Place, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7SR
Contract type: Unlimited

PSS in a nutshell

At PSS, we’ve got an important job to do; and that’s to help people make the most of their lives. Whether you’re working directly with the people who use our services, or behind the scenes in one of our offices, every day you’ll be helping to make other people feel happier, healthier and more supported.

We’re a social enterprise or, as we like to call it – a ‘business with a heart’. This means that all the money we make goes back into finding new ways to help people. Our aim is simple; we want to help people change their lives for the better – no matter what life throws at them. We’ve got offices across Merseyside, Wales, Manchester, Norfolk and Suffolk and the Midlands, where we’re making our stamp.

Know a good egg when you see one? Got skills in social care?

We’re on the hunt for a brand new carer assessor to come and be part of our Shared Lived Lincolnshire team, based in our Sleaford office.

Shared Lives is a bit like fostering, but it’s for adults who want to live as independently as possible. Our Shared Lives carers are there to help make that happen.

As our brand new carer assessor, it’ll be your job to make sure people applying to be a Shared Lives carer at PSS are the right people for the job. You’ll find out whether our new carers have the skills and knowledge they need to be ace at what they do, and you’ll go out and see if their home is suitable for someone we support to live in, too. Your health and social care experience will stand you in good stead to look out for those skills and experiences our carers can offer to really make a difference in someone’s life.

You’ll also be the go-to person for our new carers as they make their way through the recruitment journey, using your superb customer service skills to be there for them every step of the way.

We’ll need you to be a good report-writer and be able to work to a deadline; you’ll need to write reports about the people you’re assessing, using loads of evidence to make sure all the Is are dotted and the Ts are crossed, and that we can get a clear picture of where they’re at.

You’ll need to be organised to keep track of where each carer you’re assessing is up to in the process, and you’ll need to be passionate about making sure people have an ace experience with us – whether they’re approved to become carers or not.

Sound good?

Key dates

  • Closing date – Friday 20th May 2022

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