Salary: from £9.50 to £12 per hours / Part time or flexible hours – hourly by agreement
Could you be part of ruils’ Sitting & Befriending Service to families in the boroughs of Richmond and Kingston upon Thames?
The service provides families with access to Sitters, to enable them to go have a break, and Befrienders, who enable children and young people to engage in social and leisure activities.
You can work for more than one family and families can use more than one Sitter or Befriender. The employment is on a sessional basis, on a casual worker agreement where you can build up a schedule that works for you.
For full details and application details, visit the ruils website.
Working together to deliver social care
This week (2–6 July) is National Co-production Week, a chance for the whole of Richmond upon Thames Borough to recognise the benefits of working together to deliver care in our communities.
The Council sees co-production as service users, carers and families working in partnership with the council on shaping, planning and delivering care and support services in the borough. It avoids ‘silo working’ and instead encourages a community-wide approach to delivering services that support a person’s needs and makes the best possible difference to their life and them being able to live as independently as possible.
Cllr Piers Allen, Cabinet Member for Adult Services and Health said:
“Involving the users of care and support services, and their families and carers, in making decisions about how their care is delivered empowers them to be able to live full, independent lives. “This week is a great opportunity to acknowledge the carers, families and users of care and support services in communities across the borough and thank them for all the work they are doing.”
Director of Richmond CVS, Kathryn Williamson, said:
“Through our community involvement work and support of Richmond’s Health and Social Care Coproduction Group, we are committed to ensuring that co-production underpins the design and delivery of local health and care and support services. “Co-production week highlights the importance of this work with service users, carers and the Council and we look forward to building on it throughout the year.”
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