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Shared Lives Approval Panel Chair - Voluntary post

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Royal Borough of Greenwich
Salary Details
£0 - £0  
Additional Allowances
Voluntary post to cover 2-3 hours every 3 months
Location Postcode
SE18 6HQ
Job Term and Hours per Week
Casual; 2-3 hours every 3 months
Closing Date
28 February 2019 11:00 PM
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Grade:                   Voluntary Post

Department:          Health & Adult Services

Closing Date:         28th February 2019

Hours:                   Part Time 2-3 hours every 3 months

Location:               Woolwich   

Voluntary Role Vacancy:

Royal Greenwich Shared Lives are seeking a new Chairperson for the Royal Greenwich Shared Lives Approval Panel. The vacancy is a voluntary role with a minimum commitment of 18 months.

Meetings take place four times a year. Each meeting will be 1-2 hours long and will be held in Woolwich.  Panel papers are sent out to the Panel Chair and all members at least a week beforehand and need to be read ahead of time for the meeting.

Royal Greenwich Shared Lives Approval Panel

The role of the panel is to consider the applications and assessments for all people wishing to become Shared Lives carers, as well as the re-approval of current shared lives carers. The aim of the panel process is to ensure that our selection of Shared Lives carers is fair and transparent and that we have comprehensively assessed and evidenced that the applicant has sufficient skills, experience and knowledge to fulfil the role of Shared Lives carer. We are also seeking to evidence that the applicant understands the values and principles of Shared Lives and will offer person centered, family based care and support to our service users.


Please complete an application form using the personal statement section to detail why you would make a good Chair for the Shared Lives Panel. Please refer to the person specification. Talk about past experience and the skills you currently have, that would meet requirement set out in the person specification, you can also explain how you would meet the specification. Please feel free to contact Sacha Wheatley on 020 8921 4527 for an informal discussion.

The deadline is 28th February 2019 interviews will take place week beginning 11th March 2019.

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.