Homeshare Development Officer

  • Job Reference: HKYAX2701/PK
  • Date Posted: 7 January 2021
  • Recruiter: Shared Lives Plus
  • Location: Scotland
  • Salary: £20,478
  • Sector: Membership Officer
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: April 1st 2021 – 31st March 2022

Job Description

Homeshare Development Officer
Salary Scale: £20,478 per annum, 3 days (£34,130 pro rata)
Accountable to: Scotland Development Manager
Hours: 21 hours per week
Contract: 1st April 2021 – 31st March 2022
Location: Home based in Scotland, with travel around Scotland

About us

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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The closing date for applications is the 27th January 2021.
Pre-interview meetings will be held via Zoom on 2nd February 2021.
Full interviews will be held via Zoom on 9th February 2021.

Shared Lives Plus is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we are committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. We welcome applicants regardless of race, religion or belief, colour, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age and other protected status as required by law. We promote and protect human rights; they are the foundation of what we do. We want to be an inclusive place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come and contribute their unique strengths and perspectives. We are focused on equality and believe that the diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different, make us more able to deliver our life-changing work with passion and creativity. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

Other organisations may call this role Service Development Officer, Homeshare Service Co-ordinator, Service Co-ordinator, Service Development Co-ordinator, Project Officer, or Homeshare Project Officer.