Shared Lives Plus

Charity registered in Scotland SC042743

We are the UK membership charity for more than 6,000 Shared Lives carers, 150 Shared Lives schemes and a growing network of over 25 local Homeshare organisations.

Shared Lives is a little known alternative to home care and care homes for disabled adults and older people. It is used by around 12,000 people in the UK and is available in nearly every area.


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Homeshare Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £34,130 pro-rata
  • Home based in Scotland with travel around Scotland.
  • Closing 27th January 2021

Shared Lives Plus is the UK membership charity for more than 6,000 Shared Lives carers, 150 Shared Lives schemes and a growing network of over 25 local Homeshare organisations.

We want to reduce loneliness and help make our communities more connected. We believe everyone should be able to choose who they spend time with. We offer guidance, best practice and a community of people sharing their lives, legal advice and insurance.

Over the past four years, the Homeshare UK team have driven the growth and development of Homeshare across the UK and ROI. This role will bring Homeshare to Scotland by supporting three geographic areas to plan and develop a new service in their area.

The key objectives for our Homeshare Development Officer include:

  • Supporting the development and start-up of 3 new Homeshare programmes in Scotland.
  • Supporting Homeshare to become recognised as a mainstream housing and a preventative social care model.
  • Working with the Homeshare UK team to support the promotion of Homeshare across Scotland, the UK, and worldwide though our international work.
  • Supporting an increase in the adoption of Homeshare, particularly by people from diverse background and communities.
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