Current Vacancies

Carers FIRST is a growing charity supporting adult and young carers working in the districts of South and North West Kent, Medway, Lincolnshire, Essex and the London Boroughs of Waltham Forest and Haringey  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 a vacancy with Carers FIRST and wish to apply for the position, please carefully complete you application form, ensuring you fill in all of the sections and return your completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form by email to by the date and time specified on each job advert.

Please note that only electronic applications will be accepted and that CV's will not be accepted.
Tips on completing your application form
  • Read the Job Description and Personal Sepecification 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 (Fixed-Term Contract until 31 March 2020)

Salary: £20,415 - £21,703 per annum

Hours: 37 Hours per week

Location: Strood Office, Kent with the opportunity of Home-working

If you would like to work for an organisation that makes a real difference to peoples lives, have previous experience working collaboratively with statutory and voluntary sector partners and working within the health and social care sector to provide patients appropriate support when needed, then this is the role for you.

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Carer Support and Assessment Co-ordinator (Carers Hub)

Salary: £20,415 FTE (Pro Rata Salary £11,035)

Hours: 20 per week.

Location: Central Hub (Strood)

The postholder will work within our busy Carers Hub team providing information and advice to carers on the telephone, e-chat and email. Being the first point of contact for carers, you will be required to provide tailored information, advice, and guidance undertaking a proportionate assessment of carers needs and where appropriate assist with support planning.

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Inclusion Project Lead

Salary: £20,250 per annum (Pro Rata Salary £12,040)

Hours: 22 per week

Location: East Lindsey Locality (Remote working) Lincolnshire

The successful candidate will be able to work under their own initiative, to develop and co-ordinate successful strategies that will enhance community engagement and reduce social isolation, in particular for those with lived experience of caring for a relative or friend. You will have a strong commitment to community empowerment having had experience of working on projects with an emphasis on decreasing social isolation. Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential to this role as is the ability to liaise with many other partner organisations.

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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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