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.




Carer Support Adviser

Salary: £16,073 per annum (£21,240 FTE)

Hours: Hours Negotiable - Up to 28 Hours Per Week

Location: Tendring (North Essex)

We are currently seeking a Carer Support Adviser to join our team in the North Essex area (Predominantly covering Tendring district). 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 (Health) - Fixed-term Contract until 31 May 2022

Salary: £11,817 per annum

Hours: 22 Hours per Week

Location: Lincoln

We are currently seeking a Health Carer Support Adviser to join our team in Lincolnshire. The requirements of the role will include managing conversations with carers to identify need; writing statutory carers assessments on behalf of Lincolnshire County Council; providing information, advice, and wellbeing support; running wellbeing groups and pro-active identification of carers through partnership working.
 

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Community Inclusion Coordinator (Fixed-Term Contract until 31 May 2022)

Salary: £21,435 per annum

Hours: 37 Hours per Week

Location: Grantham/Strood/Braintree/London

We are currently seeking a Community Inclusion Coordinator (CIC) to work with our team in Lincolnshire. The CIC will recruit, induct and train new volunteers, support our existing group of volunteers and ensure that our existing volunteer projects run smoothly and to a high standard. The CIC also listens to the needs of carers and develops and establishes new groups and services where possible.
 

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Digital and Data Assistant

Salary: £19,147 per annum

Hours: 37 Hours per Week

Location: Strood/Grantham/Braintree/London

We are currently seeking a Digital and Data Assistant to join our Income and Communications team. You will support the administration and development of the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database and associated reporting to ensure it meets the needs of the charity and manage the distribution of IT equipment.
 

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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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