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

Job title

Locality Carer Worker, Selby District


Selby District

Closing date

11th September 2023

Full/part time

25-30 hours per week, one-year fixed-term contract


£23,725 - £26,021 (FTE)

Exciting opportunity to support adult carers in the Selby district

Carers’ Resource is a local charity providing services to unpaid carers of all ages for over 25 years. We recognise the unique challenges these carers face and we are dedicated to providing them with the support, recognition, and opportunities they deserve. We empower individuals to maintain their independence and make choices that improve their lives.

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of carers? Do you possess the skills and enthusiasm to engage with and support adult carers? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our dedicated team as a Locality Carer Worker in the Selby district!

Key responsibilities:

  • Listen, advise, and provide support to adult carers, both via phone and in person
  • Offer information and signposting to connect carers with appropriate services
  • Engage in outreach initiatives to extend our services’ reach
  • Collaborate with local organisations to ensure wider awareness of carers
  • Encourage carers to advocate for themselves
  • Conduct wellbeing reviews to support carers in prioritising self-care
  • Emphasize strength-based and preventive approaches including peer support groups
  • Work from our Selby office, and occasionally from home, as well as meeting carers in local community settings 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
  • 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 including email, Microsoft Office
  • Valid driving licence and access to a car in working hours

What we offer you:

  • Hybrid working – office/ community / home
  • Personal development and training, including opportunities for aspiring leaders
  • 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:

Carol Hudson:; 0808 50 15 939

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.

Carers’ Resource values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all backgrounds.

Closing date for applications: noon, Monday, 11th September, 2023.

We are planning to interview in Harrogate on Monday, 18th September, 2023.

Before applying for this job, please download the role guide below, and read it carefully.

Please tell us in your application how you meet the person specification.

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