SLSW is an award winning, friendly and dynamic social care charity operating Shared Lives services in the South West. We recruit, train and support carers who offer accommodation in their own home to people with care and support needs. This enables them to share in family life, develop skills and maintain their independence. We are rated ‘Outstanding’ by CQC.
You will ensure the smooth running of all the key administrative processes for our Shared Lives services. This will include dealing with incoming referrals and carer applications, supporting our approval panel, keeping our database up to date with all service activity. As part of your role will also help to organise training and meetings for carers as well as social events. You will give admin support to the Shared Lives team, attend team meetings and provide office reception, answering calls, taking messages and supporting visitors.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about working with us and the people we support. You must be positive, solution focused and have good communication skills. A friendly and approachable manner and willingness to take on lots of different tasks are essential.
A rewarding role that enriches the lives of the people we support, a positive and supportive team environment, clearly defined salary progression, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), a contributory pension, as well as training and development opportunities.
We welcome people regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation and socioeconomic background and welcome applications from people who hold these identities.
The application pack is below.
Closing date for applications: 9am on Tuesday 24th May 2022.
Interviews: Candidates will be informed of the interview process after the deadline.