Shared Lives Carer

Shared lives carers welcome vulnerable people into their own home and provide support whilst encouraging them to become independent

You could share your home on a long or short term basis, offer weekend respite or provide support, such as social activities, to individuals during the day using your own home as a resource. Another option is staying with the individual in their own home, this is known as homeshare.

You will be providing a safe, welcoming, comfortable home that can offer a stable and supportive environment, and supporting people to meet their emotional, social, health and educational needs.

A Shared Lives Carer role may involve:

Offering weekend respite

Sharing your home and family life

Arranging equipment or assistive technology

Supporting people in your home

Tailor support to the individuals needs

Skills Needed

    • The ability to treat people with dignity
    • Good listening and observational skills
    • The ability to provide someone with opportunities to learn
    • Being responsive and supportive
    • Patience and understanding

We are currently recruiting for roles across Oxfordshire 

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