Current Vacancies

Carers FIRST is a growing charity supporting adult and young carers working in areas across the South East, London, East Midlands and East of England.  A carer is anyone who looks after a relative or friend who due to ill health, physical or mental illness, disability, frailty or addiction, cannot manage without their support.

Please find below details of roles we are currently recruiting for.

How to Apply for a Vacancy

If you are interested in applying for one of our current vacancies with Carers FIRST, please complete your application carefully, ensuring that you complete all of the sections required and attaching your CV and supporting statement which should clearly address how you meet the person specification.

Please note that you will be able to save your application in sections throughout the process, should you wish to do so, before submitting the finished document.  

Once you have completed and checked your application, you will then need to submit the application online through our website by the date and time specified in each job advert. 

Tips on completing your application form

  • Read the Job Description and Personal Specification carefully.

  • Be sure to include in your employment history, details of relevant duties to the role you are applying for and any transferable skills you may have.

  • Include any other work or volunteering experience you have which you feel is relevant.

  • Read the Knowledge and Skills required for the role in the Personal Specification and demonstrate clearly in your application evidence of how you meet each of these.

If you need any further guidance, please contact us by email or by telephone on 0300 303 1555.




Brokerage Coordinator

Salary: £15,173 per annum

Hours: 27.5

Location: Medway

At Carers First, we understand that caring can be hard, but believe getting the right help should not be. Obtaining relevant information and support can itself be a challenge, but with it, carers can thrive. That is why Carers First offers several avenues for people to get the help they need either online, on the phone or within their community. We offer timely advice and worth with carers and their families to identify the best way forward, for them as individuals. There are many reasons people require care, including illness, disability, frailty, mental health issues or addiction.

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Carer Support Adviser - Fixed Term Contract until 31 May 2021

Salary: £11,510 per annum

Hours: 22.5 Hours per Week

Location: Louth, East Lincolnshire

At Carers First, we understand that caring can be hard, but believe getting the right help should not be. Obtaining relevant information and support can itself be a challenge, but with it, carers can thrive. That is why Carers First offers several avenues for people to get the help they need either online, on the phone or within their community. We offer timely advice and worth with carers and their families to identify the best way forward, for them as individuals. There are many reasons people require care, including illness, disability, frailty, mental health issues or addiction.
 

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Carer Support Adviser - Newham (London)

Salary: £13,892 per annum (FTE £23,364)

Hours: 22 hours p/w

Location: London

We are currently seeking a Carer Support Adviser to join our team in the London Borough of Newham. The requirements of the role will include, managing conversations with carers to identify need and provide information, advice, guidance and wellbeing support, running peer support groups and pro-active identification of carers through partnership working.

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Carer Support Adviser – Team Lead

Salary: £26,460 per annum

Hours: 37 Hours per Week

Location: London Boroughs of Newham and Hackney

We are currently seeking a Carer Support Adviser – Team Lead to join our team in the London Boroughs of Newham and Hackney. The requirements of the role will include, working with carers to identify need and provide information, advice, guidance and wellbeing support, pro-active identification of carers through partnership working and support the Service Manager to lead and supervise Carers First’s Newham and Hackney community-based services team.

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Service Manager

Salary: £31,324 per annum

Hours: 37 per week

Location: London

We are currently seeking an experienced Service Manager to lead our community teams in the London Boroughs of Newham and Hackney. The requirements of the role will include day to day operational management of our services in the boroughs, leading on relationships with commissioners and key stakeholders and working with carers to ensure that all services make a positive difference to their lives.

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Young Carer Support Worker

Salary: £21,240 per annum FTE (£12,629 for working 22 Hours per Week)

Hours: 22 Hours per Week (moving to full-time – 37 hours in January 2021)

Location: Medway

At Carers First, we understand that caring can be hard, but believe getting the right help should not be. Obtaining relevant information and support can itself be a challenge, but with it, carers can thrive. That is why Carers First offers several avenues for people to get the help they need either online, on the phone or within their community. We offer timely advice and worth with carers and their families to identify the best way forward, for them as individuals. There are many reasons people require care, including illness, disability, frailty, mental health issues or addiction.
 

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Carers FIRST is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 
Head Office: Michael Gill Building, Tolgate Lane, Strood, Kent ME2 4TG
 
Registered Charity No. 1085430 Registered Company No. 4144820 (England)

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