COMPANY: LEEDS SHARED LIVES
JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime
SALARY: 10000 - This role is self employed and qualifies under the qualifying care relief threshold.
Leeds City Council Shared Lives Scheme is currently recruiting for Shared Lives carers which is registered with the CQC as a social care provider.
As a shared lives carer, you’ll open up your home and family life to include someone who needs care and support.
At the same time you’ll be giving full time carers the chance to have a break from their caring role.
A Shared Lives carer may provide various types of support to adults, including: People with physical or sensory impairments; adults with learning disabilities; older people – perhaps with a level of dementia; and people experiencing mental ill health.
You could do this for: a few hours a week OR a short time such as a weekend break or whole week You wouldn’t have ‘working hours’ like a care worker role – it’s all about matching people who get on well together so that it feels more like family life.
This can be a very rewarding role as you build a close connection to the people you support.
Shared lives carers are self-employed and responsible for their own tax and national insurance contributions.
There would be an agreement about how much care you’re expected to provide, and what other support is in place for the individual - this makes it a flexible role.
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