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

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Staff

Last changed: Monday 8 August, 2022

The staff of Carers’ Resource combine a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience with a dedication to the wellbeing of the carers they support. The teams work across four sites in Harrogate, Skipton, Bradford and Selby, 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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Diane Boustead – Head of Operations for Bradford District

Last changed: Monday 8 August, 2022
Diane Boustead began her working life as a serving soldier, and began championing the needs of carers over 20 years ago when she first became an unpaid carer for people in her close family alongside working full time. Formerly Director of Operations at Carers Trust Mid Yorkshire, she joined Carers’…
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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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Jenny Cornish – Head of Communications & Engagement

Last changed: Monday 8 August, 2022
Jenny Cornish joined Carers’ Resource in 2021, having worked in the field of media and communications for 20 years. She started her working life in journalism, as a writer and editor for local, regional and national media companies including ITV and Mirror Online. Jenny was chief political reporter at the…
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