Shared Lives Assessor – Shared Lives Manchester Service

Job Ref:SLDWMA062022
Location:Manchester
Salary:£23,400 pro rata, per annum
Hours:19.5

Shared Lives Development Worker – Shared Lives Manchester
Salary: £23,400 (pro rata, per annum)
Job Ref No: SLDWMA062022
Hours: 19.5
Location: The Enterprise Centre, 34 Benchill Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M22 8LF office base, plus home working.
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 Manchester team, based in our Wythenshaw 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 – Wednesday 6th July 2022

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