Vacancies

Sunderland Carers’ Centre is an independent charity that has provided information, advice and guidance to people in unpaid caring roles for 22 years. We are looking to recruit dynamic, self – motivated individuals to embed carers support services through a whole family integrated approach across the city of Sunderland.

Carers Assessment Worker

35 hours per week: £22,484.16

25 days holiday per year

Sunderland Carers Centre is the centre point of support for all unpaid Carers in Sunderland, providing vital advice and support to families with caring roles.

Carer Assessment Worker is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to carry out Statutory Carers Assessments on behalf of Sunderland City Council based in and employed by Sunderland Carers Centre.

The successful candidate will have great communication and organisational skills and be able to provide solution focussed support to carers and their families.

The role includes delivery of Statutory Assessments in line with the Care Act 2014 internal and external criteria and process. Supporting carers through assessment and signposting for specialist support as required.

If you feel you would like to be part of a successful team that support carers and their families within Sunderland please contact us.

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For a full job description please click here or for further information about the post please contact Lisa Watson or our contact team on 0191 549 3768 to have a job description and application pack posted to you

For an online application for this post please click here. Please also submit and equality and diversity form along with your application, click here.

Completed applications should be returned to [email protected] or via post to Alison Smith, Sunderland Carers Centre, Thompson Park, Thompson Road, SR5 1SF

Sunderland Carers Centre is an equality and diversity employer, all posts are subject to enhanced DBS clearance and continuation funding. 

Closing Date: 12 Noon, Monday 2nd November 2020

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 9th November 2020

Trustee (Unpaid)

We are seeking motivated and committed individuals to become trustees to complement our well established and experienced board. In particular, we would welcome expressions of interest from people with experience in local government, NHS, Education, the charitable sector and business backgrounds.

It is important to us that our board reflects the diversity of the beneficiaries of our work, as such we aim to recruit trustees who are empathetic to the people we are supporting. So we welcome expressions of interest from all sections of our community irrespective of age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or other circumstance.

For more information, including how to apply please contact our Chief Executive Officer, Amanda Brown on 0191 549 3768 or email at [email protected].

Carer and Family Support Link Worker

35 hours per week: £22,888.00

25 days holiday per year (Job share considered)

Sunderland Carers Centre is the centre point of support for all unpaid Carers in Sunderland, providing vital advice and support to families with caring roles.

Delivering services across the City of Sunderland area, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Carer and Family Support Link Worker. 

The successful candidate will have great communication and organisational skills and be able to provide solution focussed support to carers and their families.

The role includes supporting carers via telephone and face to face contact, attending meetings, facilitating carer peer support groups and providing information, advice and guidance.

If you feel you would like to be part of a successful team that support carers and their families within Sunderland please contact us

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For a full job description please click here or for further information about the post please contact Vera Maw or our contact team on 0191 549 3768 to have a job description and application pack posted to you

For an online application for this post please click here. Please also submit and equality and diversity form along with your application, click here.

Completed applications should be returned to [email protected] or via post to Alison Smith, Sunderland Carers Centre, Thompson Park, Thompson Road, SR5 1SF

Sunderland Carers Centre is an equality and diversity employer, all posts are subject to enhanced DBS clearance and continuation funding. 

Closing Date: 12 Noon, Monday 2nd November 2020

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 9th November 2020