Posted time 2024/03/02 Location Remote Job type Shared Lives Carer

Self Employed


Pay will vary depending on the support provided

Are you a Shared Lives Carer or would you like to be a Shared Lives Carer?

A mature gentleman with Learning Disabilities is seeking a new placement within the Shared Lives scheme. This gentleman currently accesses day service opportunities 3 days per week. He is described as polite, friendly and mild-mannered. He enjoys golf, football and listening to the radio.

This gentleman requires:

  • A home within Shrewsbury or the surrounding area
  • Female main carer
  • Quiet environment
  • Own bedroom and to be the only person supported
  • A home with no pets
  • Support to maintain good personal health and hygiene
  • Support with his well-being
  • Introduction and encouragement of activities and places to visit

Information can be requested to find out more about the application process to be a carer. Please also see Shared Lives Plus website for more insight.

All Shared Lives Carers are self employed, Bethphage oversees the Shared Lives service in Shropshire and provides support & training to carers.

About our organisation

Bethphage is a registered charity which was established in 1994 and provides support to adults with learning and physical Disabilities in Shropshire and the West Midlands.

Everything we do is individually designed to enable people to achieve their potential and meet their objectives and need for support. The people that we support may live in their own home, a home that is shared with other people, their family home or a shared care home.

It is the aim of Bethphage to provide outstanding care and support throughout the organisation so it essential that you will be dedicated to providing the highest levels of care that you can.

About Shared Lives

Shared Lives is a different way of providing much-needed support to vulnerable adults, it’s different to home care, supported living and residential care as it is provided by a shared lives carer and their network of family, friends and connections and takes place in the shared lives carers home.

Shared Lives enables people to live with the family and experience family life, helping to develop relationships which they may not have access to through home care, residential and supported living services that are provided in the usual way.

For more information contact our Shared Lives Manager, Stacey on:  07580975880 or or fill in the contact form below.

*Some of our roles requires males, females, race and age specific employees only. Where this is indicated, this is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2000

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If you would like more information on becoming a Shared Lives Carer, fill in the form below!