Serving the people of Bradford, Harrogate, Selby and Craven Districts

Job title

Carer Locality Worker, Keighley



Closing date

11th December 2023

Full/part time

25 - 30 hours per week, permanent post


£23,725 - £26,021 (FTE)

Carers’ Resource is excited to announce a new opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of carers. We are currently seeking a Carer Locality Worker, for the Keighley Locality.

Carers’ Resource is a well-established Yorkshire charity that provides tailored information and support to carers, individuals in need of care, and the professionals who support them. We empower individuals to maintain their independence and make choices that improve their lives.

Role Overview:

As a Locality Carer Worker, you play a pivotal role in supporting carers through listening, advising, and advocating for them. You’ll conduct wellbeing reviews, identify required actions, and collaborate with local services. Additionally, you’ll engage in outreach work to promote our services and facilitate peer support groups. Your work aligns with local safeguarding procedures, promoting wellbeing and positive change for carers.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Listen, advise, and provide support to carers, both in person and remotely.
  • Offer information and signposting to connect carers with appropriate services.
  • Engage in outreach initiatives to extend our services’ reach.
  • Work in partnership with other external services and agencies in particular primary, secondary and community health teams, and statutory partners.
  • Encourage carers to advocate for themselves.
  • Conduct wellbeing reviews to support carers in prioritizing their own wellbeing.
  • Emphasize strength-based and preventive approaches.
  • Collaborate with carers in devising effective self-care strategies.
  • Work from our Skipton office, and occasionally from home, meeting carers in local communities in the Keighley locality and their homes.
  • A genuine passion for working with carers and an understanding of the challenges they face.
  • Previous experience providing individual and group support to adults.
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills, with the ability to connect with carers on a personal level and collaborate as a team member.
  • Flexibility to adapt to the varying needs and demands of the role.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and rights of carers.
  • Competent user of IT, email, Microsoft Office.
  • Able to travel around Bradford district and around other Carers’ Resource offices.
What we offer you:
  • Hybrid working – office/ community /home
  • Personal Development, including opportunities for aspiring leaders
  • Training opportunities
  • Generous holiday entitlement starting at 33 days (including Bank Holidays) plus a day off for your birthday
  • Expenses and mileage paid at 45p p/m
  • Carer passport if you are a carer yourself
  • Eligibility for a Blue Light Card and Carers Trust CarerSmart benefits
  • Work phone and laptop
  • Access to online wellbeing support
  • Pension scheme with flexible employee contribution
  • Access to staff savings scheme (via third party)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Tea and coffee provided in offices
  • Staff fleece jacket
For more information:

For an informal discussion about this role, please reach out to: Nazma Akhbar 0808 5015 939

Join Our Team:

This is an opportunity to join a dedicated team that is committed to making a meaningful impact on the lives of carers. If you are passionate about supporting others and making a difference, we encourage you to apply.

Closing date for applications, noon, Monday 11th December 2023.

We are planning to interview in Skipton on Wednesday 20th December 2023.

Carers’ Resource values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all backgrounds. Reg. charity no.1049278.

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