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Vacancy: Manager wanted for Shared Lives

Shared Lives

SHARED Lives is coming to Thurrock and ategi – an experienced provider of Shared Lives – is looking to recruit a Manager to set up the Scheme and lead the recently recruited staff team.

If you are passionate about delivering quality person-centred care and support and can bring that energy to building relationships, working with people who need support, their families, and Thurrock Council to set up and be part of a leading Shared Lives service we’d like to hear from you.

Shared Lives is a form of care where vulnerable adults are carefully matched with and supported within the ordinary households of approved Shared Lives Carers and their families. ategi’s Shared Lives team will be based in East Tilbury and will recruit, assess, train and support individuals, couples or families to become Approved Shared Lives Carers across the county.

The Shared Lives team will become part of ategi’s network of Shared Lives schemes benefitting from expert support and peer learning as well as the opportunity to be part of an exciting new service in Thurrock. We are looking for a positive, self-motivated and dynamic person with excellent communication skills, effective time management and a willingness to work across Thurrock to change people’s lives for the better.

Shared Lives Manager (full time, 39 hours per week)
£28,849 – £34,303 per annum

Applicants will need:
Energy, enthusiasm and drive to set up the first Shared Lives scheme in Thurrock
Ideally, experience of working as a Registered Manager in the care sector
A track record of successful project management
Clear understanding of and enthusiasm for Shared Lives
Marketing and promotional skills (plus a bit of creative flair) to ensure understanding of Shared Lives across Thurrock
Proven management experience in the care sector and ability to manage staff
Excellent communication skills
Motivational and strong relationship building skills
Ability to promote equality and diversity
Understanding of regulations for the provision of Shared Lives
Assessment and report writing skills

ategi is a charitable organisation offering excellent opportunities for training and career development.

For an application pack please Email:
For an informal chat regarding the position please call Lisa Burnett, Head of Shared Lives on:
07795 358350.

We are also recruiting for Shared Lives Carers; please call Lisa Burnett on the above number if you wish to discuss this opportunity.

Closing date for applications: 10am on Thursday 16th February 2017
Interviews will take place on: Thursday 23rd February 2017

For more about ategi please visit our Website:


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