Become a shared lives carer…

Shared lives carers open their homes to support adults with care and support needs. The carer can provide long term, replacement care, day support and transition placements.


As a Carer

  • You should have a spare room available
  • You need to have time to offer a vulnerable or elderly person care and support


Shared Lives can

  • Provide a flexible, interesting paid job with a good work-life balance
  • Offer great opportunities for skills development
  • Allow you to be your own boss with support from our team


…and make a difference

Becoming a Shared Lives Carer means you could make a real difference to the people you support. It can provide people with:

  • An improved quality of life

    • A live in family environment, developing relationships that could last a lifetime
    • New life experiences, whether it’s being part of your local community, birthdays, weddings or going on holiday
  • Social inclusion

    • A family network, introducing them to an extensive group of people in the wider community
    • Getting involved with their local community, developing a new social activity
  • Support

    • A better service for people than traditional forms of care
    • Consistent and continuous personalised care.
Apply to become a Shared Lives Carer