Changing Carers' Lives

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Manchester Carers Centre is looking to recruit two new staff members to join our friendly, passionate and forward thinking team. We are a local, independent charity supporting unwaged Carers in our City aged 16 and over, offering individual information and advice, emotional support and practical help, group and peer workshops, training, respite opportunities and financial assistance through grant work.

  1. Please download the job specs and applications below.
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  3. Please note – CVS will not be accepted.
  4. Happy applying!

 Carers Project Worker

SCP19, £18,473 per annum, pro rata, 28 hours per wk.  (Flexible hours, normally Mon-Thu with occasional evening or weekend events).

Manchester Carers Centre has a successful track record of delivering a range of different projects and new opportunities to Carers each year. We are currently developing our Young Adult Carers Project, bespoke learning programme for Carers and our Short Breaks Service. We seek an imaginative and diligent project worker who can achieve real results in a set timeframe.

We are looking for an organised individual who is able to:

  • Support and deliver an exciting and diverse portfolio of projects for Carers
  • Identify suitable Carers to benefit from Manchester Carers Centre projects
  • Market to attract new Carers, making good use of social media strategies
  • Engage with a wide range of professionals in order to raise the profile of our services
  • Plan, develop, and deliver projects within guidelines from start to finish both independently and as part of a committed team
  • Record, evaluate and report on project targets and outcomes, producing high quality reports and keeping clear and efficient records
  • Carers are very welcome to apply



The deadline for all applications is Wednesday 3rd January 2018 at noon.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 17th January 2018.

Project Worker Job Spec

Project Worker Application Form


Senior Carers Information and Advice Officer

SCP22, £20,138 per annum, pro rata, 28 hours per week (Normally Mon-Thu with some flexibility).

Manchester Carers Centre’s telephone helpline is a very popular and high demand service for Carers in our City. We deal with a range of enquiries from simple queries to complex casework, supporting Carers with a range of needs. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented information and advice officer to enable Carers, support and strengthen them, and improve their quality of life.

  • Principal role working on the Manchester Carers Centre Telephone Helpline
  • Experienced professional able to deliver high quality information, advice, and emotional support services to unwaged Carers via telephone and face-to-face, online and offline
  • Passionate about achieving results and outcomes for individuals in need
  • Able to work flexibly as part of a committed team
  • Someone methodical who can prioritise competing demands and a busy workload
  • Great drive, excellent communication and presentation skills and able to work in a highly organised and systematic manner
  • Someone with high standards and a ‘can-do’ approach who uses their initiative to work with minimal supervision
  • Carers are very welcome to apply



The deadline for all applications is Wednesday 3rd January 2018 at noon.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 10th January 2018.

Senior Officer Job Spec

Senior Officer Application Form


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