The staff of the Carers’ Resource combine a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience with a dedication to the wellbeing of the carers they support. The teams are split across the three main sites in Harrogate, Skipton and Bradford and are led by the senior management team. The senior management team comprises:
Christine Whiley is the Chief executive Officer of the Carers Resource, a post she took up in October 2015. Prior to that she was CEO for a children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing charity in Cheshire. She started her working life as a youth and community worker operating in both the voluntary and statutory sectors in a wide variety of roles. working in partnership with an extensive range of agencies.
Candy Squire-Watt is Head of Operations for North Yorkshire, and has been in this post since March 17, having previously worked for Carers’ Resource as a project officer for CReate working with Carers around training and employment and as a caseworker. Prior to this she worked extensively in the…
Emma Corbet is the Head of Quality and Performance and Human Resources lead, joining Carers’ Resource in April 2019. Having originally qualified as an Occupational Therapist, Emma has worked across a range of health and social care settings, in public, private and voluntary sectors. Having moved into commissioning, she specialised…
Gavin Williams joined Carers Resource in December 2020 as the Head of Operations for the Bradford District. Gavin has worked within the Carers Trust Network since 2007, his last role was CEO Of Trafford Carers Centre, for five years and has worked in End of Life Care on a research partnership…
Helen Prince is the Head of Development for Young Carers and Families, with responsibility for delivering and expanding our services to support young carers and parents of children with disabilities. Having previously worked in the Public Health department of Newcastle University, she joined Carers’ Resource in 2005 as a young…
Jan Burrows is the Head of Health Related Development, originally joining the Carers’ Resource in 2013 as an Information Officer. Prior to this, she worked in Bradford Local Authority statutory services as practitioner social worker and as the team leader, Principal Care manager in Airedale and district wide service manager…
Sam Dawson, Head of Care, I joined in 2013 in line with
Crossroads Care merging with Carers’ Resource. Prior to joining, I worked in
Local Authority statutory services for 16 years, providing management support
across a diverse team.
I have experience with performance management, embedding and
supporting new ways of working, re-ablement, delayed discharges and working
with health and community teams. Skilled in assessments, care support planning,
safeguarding, dementia and risk management, team building and budget management.
Tracey Kay is Head of Finance and joined Carers’ Resource in November 2017. Tracey’s financial experience is gained working for various organisations within differing sectors, including textiles, media and communication, healthcare and education. Tracey’s last financial post was as Regional Finance Manager for a healthcare company, giving knowledge of CCG’s…