Wellbeing Teams

I am both excited and scared. In August we have a Workshop day to recruit the first four members of a new kind of home care team, inspired by the Buurtzorg model. The first team will be in Lytham St Anns in Lancashire, and the second team in Doncaster in the autumn.
The person specification is complete – and it is in the format of a one-page profile. We have called people Well-being Workers instead of carers, to emphasise that the role is to very different to a traditional carer. The job description is also very different. We explain that the team will be small (no more than 12 people), self-managing and flexible.

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