Job opportunity at Grace Eyre Foundation: Shared Lives Coordinator - London (GE2016020)

Grace Eyre is a unique charity which was established in 1898 and has been helping people with learning disabilities to have real choices and gain independence for over 100 years. While primarily working across Sussex we also support people across parts of London. Shared Lives is about recruiting carers who can also provide a home for someone with a learning disability.
Grace Eyre’s Shared Lives scheme in Lambeth are looking to recruit a highly motivated Shared Lives Coordinator who has experience of working with adults with learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and/ or other social care needs.

In this role you will be expected to manage a caseload of individuals and will be required to support and monitor the arrangements provided by our self-employed Carers. You will need to have good assessment and organisational skills, be able to work under your own initiative and have good IT skills. You will work as part of a team in supporting the Carers to provide high quality person centred services that enable individuals to achieve their personal goals.

You will need to have experience of working in regulated services and have a good understanding of the Care Quality Commission’s Fundamental Standards.

Staff benefits include childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and pension. Grace Eyre has been accredited as an Investors in People employer; we have also been awarded the ‘two ticks’ positive about disability symbol by the JobCentrePlus.

For further information about the position please call the Shared Lives Regional Manager Barry Myers on 07736 294557.

To find out more about us and to apply, please visit our website
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where you will be able to download an application form along with the guidance notes and FAQs. Please note we do not accept CV’s.
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