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News Archive September 2012

Job Vacancy at Sunderland Carers' Centre

Senior Manager

Due to the retirement of a long serving Senior Manager we seek an inspirational leader to manage this well established and successful Carers' Centre.

Strong strategic skills, experience of working in senior management including funding. A sound understanding of the voluntary sector and the needs of Carers. The ability to be a strong advocate for the Centre within the statutory and voluntary sector.

For full application pack contact Sunderland Carers' Centre on (0191) 549 3768 or email

Closing date for applications 3rd October 2012.
Visit and interviews 18th - 19th October 2012.


Sunderland Carers' Centre Annual General Meeting

Carers in the City of Sunderland are invited to theSunderland Carers' Centre Annual General Meeting to be held on:

Tuesday 23rd October 2012


The Stadium of Light (Banqueting Suite)

Buffet lunch at 12 noon

Business starts at 12.45pm

Guest speakers will include The Mayor of Sunderland, Councillor Iain Kay

RSVP: (0191) 549 3768 by Friday 12th October


Sunderland Carers' Centre Information Pack 2012

Sunderland Carers' Centre has updated its Information Pack.

The Information Pack tells you about the full range of help and support that Sunderland Carers' Centre can provide to carers in the City of Sunderland.

Click here to view the pack

If you would like a printed copy please contact the Carers' Centre on (0191) 549 3768 or email


Caring with Confidence - book now for new sessions in Houghton

Caring with Confidence logoThe next round of Caring with Confidence will start again this month.

This time the sessions will take place in Houghton at the new Primary Care Centre (next to Houghton Sports and Wellness Centre).

Carers are welcome to attend one of the introduction sessions, either on Tuesday 18th or Tuesday 25th September, 11am - 2pm.  They can then decide which of the other six sessions they would like to do.

To book a place on one of the introduction sessions or for more information about Caring with Confidence please contact

Sunderland Carers' Centre on (0191) 549 3768 or email

Click here for more information about Caring with Confidence