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Leeds Shared Lives is recruiting

Shared Lives want to encourage more people, couples and families from all walks of life and ages to come forward and enquire about becoming a shared lives carer.

Previous experience is not required as comprehensive training and support is provided.

You can work flexibly and earn up to £255 per week whilst making a real difference!

Find out more via the website www.leeds.gov.uk/sharedlives

Or contact Shared Lives on 0113 378 5410 email: shared.lives@leeds.gov.uk

What is Shared Lives?

Shared Lives is an alternative approach to traditional residential respite and day services. It offers care and support for adults and carers. Trained Shared Lives carers provide short breaks and day support in their own homes, helping people achieve independent and fulfilling lives.

A Shared Lives carer may provide various types of care to adults, including for example: People with physical or sensory impairments; adults with learning disabilities; older people – perhaps with a level of dementia; and people experiencing mental ill health.

Shared Lives also looks to offer support for people transitioning from children’s to adult services; and to cover in emergencies, if a carer is ill; in hospital; or for other domestic crises.


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2019-08-30T09:22:47+00:00 29th May 2019|0 Comments

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Sean Tunnicliffe
Sean is the communications Officer at Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) and also deals with admin and office management. He enjoys the wide variety of his role which covers things like designing reports and documents, organising meetings, putting together ebulletins, writing blogs, updating the LOPF website and social media and making sure that the office never runs out of milk. He has worked in the third sector since 2001 first with Volition and then LOPF and is the longest serving member of the Forum Central team. Previous to this Sean had mainly worked in horticulture and also had a spell managing a newsagent shop.

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