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Hackney Shared Lives Scheme

At a glance

Hackney Council
£11.05 p/h (LLW)
Closing date

Hackney Shared Lives Scheme 

Date: Ongoing

Your local community needs you!

Are you interested in a career within Health and Social Care?

Hackney shared lives ( are recruiting for carers who reside in the borough of Hackney to provide support services for vulnerable adults. Potential carers do not need specific qualifications but a caring attitude is essential.

Employment Engagement and the Shared Lives Team are hosting a video information session for those who wish to find out more about this exciting opportunity.

Services available – anything really!!

  • Long term placements
  • Short term
  • Respite
  • Day provision
  • Home from hospital
  • Support for people fleeing Domestic Abuse
  • Parents and baby

Terms and conditions for shared lives carers:

  • You will be self employed (this is a tax efficient scheme). 
  • You can be engaged in other employment, (as long as this doesn’t compromise your care to the person living with you).
  • You are able to have 4 weeks paid break a year.
  • You will need to become a private landlord (not for daycare) 
  • You will be fully assessed (more about that later)
  • You will need to be a member of Shared Lives Plus. 
  • Enhanced DBS 

Closing Date: Ongoing

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