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Shared Lives Carer
  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: ACHS/21/145021
  • Published: Tue 09/03/2021, 9:55 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 30/04/2021, 9:55 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours
  • Hours: 0 hours
  • Salary: £0 - £19,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire

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Shared Lives Carer

Become a Shared Lives Carer and change the life of a vulnerable adult...

We are recruiting Carers who can offer support and companionship to help a vulnerable adult reach their potential and lead a fulfilling life.


Could you offer:

  • Full-time care – where the adult lives with you in your home and is treated like family.
    Pay varies between £172.14 - £288.14 per week depending of the level of need of the individual you support. You would also receive Rent and contributions towards utilities and food provisions, approx. £118 per week.


  • Overnight/respite care – where the adult stays in your home for a short period of time to give their permanent carers a break.
    Pay varies between £49.80 - £57.68 (3.30pm – 9.30am) for the session Or 24hr overnight Respite stay, between £99.60 - £115.36 (you would not be required to stay awake during the night) 


  • Day support – you would provide support from your home and support an adult to take part in social and leisure activities, out in the community.
    Pay varies between £24.90 - £28.84 per half session (3.5 hrs) or, between £49.80 - £57.68 for the session (4 – 6 hrs).


Although carers are self-employed, they are recruited and supported by the Shared Lives Scheme.


We offer ongoing training and support to all of our Carers:


To find out more call 0118 937 3700