Carers' Resource is the local, specialist carers' centre for the Bradford and Airedale, Harrogate and Ripon, and Craven districts of Yorkshire.

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Staff

Last changed: Wednesday 20 February, 2019

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:

Chris Whiley – Chief Executive Officer

Last changed: Tuesday 4 January, 2022
Christine Whiley is the Chief Executive Officer of 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.
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Emma Corbet – Head of Quality and Performance

Last changed: Wednesday 9 December, 2020
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…
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Helen Prince – Head of Development (Young Carers and Families)

Last changed: Wednesday 9 December, 2020
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…
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Sam Dawson – Head of Care Provision

Last changed: Tuesday 4 January, 2022
Sam Dawson, Head of Care, joined Carers’ Resource in 2013 when Crossroads Care merged with the organisation. Prior to joining, she worked in Local Authority statutory services for 16 years, providing management support across a diverse team. Sam has experience with performance management, embedding and supporting new ways of working, re-ablement, delayed discharges and working with health and community teams. She is skilled in assessments, care support planning, safeguarding, dementia and risk management, team building and budget management.
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Tracey Kay – Head of Finance

Last changed: Wednesday 9 December, 2020
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…
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