Manchester Carers Centre


Staff Vacancies

We are recruiting for the following post!

Carers Services Workers – Deadline 5pm Friday 17th July 2020

Salary: £21,166 per annum 35 hours per week OR £16,932 per annum 28 hours per week pro-rata.

Hours: 35 hours per week OR will consider 28 hours per week for the right candidate.

Manchester Carers Centre is looking for Carers Services Workers to support delivery of our exciting portfolio of services, projects and activities for unpaid Carers delivered across Manchester neighbourhoods.

  • Would you like to work with unpaid Carers in Manchester, delivering direct support and achieving real job satisfaction? 
  • Would you like to work for a Charity that has a friendly, supportive, compassionate and welcoming team working together to deliver a range of high quality services?
  • Does a combination of working from a range of community based venues in neighbourhoods, our office base and home based working appeal to you?

No two days are the same – you could be providing one to one tailored support to a Carer, running a virtual coffee morning, updating our website, writing a report for funders or working in and around Manchester to design, develop and deliver new and innovative neighbourhood projects to engage and support Carers.  Variety is the spice of life, so if you like a challenge, are passionate about making a real difference for unpaid Carers and would like to work for an organisation with an established track record for supporting Carers in Manchester, then this could be the job for you!

We seek

  • Either an experienced professional or someone willing to learn quickly to deliver high quality individual and group services to unpaid Carers
  • An individual with great drive, excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Someone who is able to assess a situation, build a rapport easily, creatively problem solve and research information and provide support to meet individual needs
  • An individual who is able to plan their workload and deliver services effectively and efficiently
  • Someone with strong IT and Social Media skills and creativity
  • An individual with the ability to devise ,deliver and market projects from inception to completion
  • A person with  a ‘can-do’ approach who uses their initiative to work with minimal supervision, and is able to work flexibly and positively as part of a committed team
  • Someone who enjoys the variety of a role that is neighbourhood based, with some homeworking and office-based working
  • Unpaid Carers are very welcome to apply

With a new Carers Strategy and Carers Pathway being implemented in the city this is an exciting time to join Manchester Carers Centre.

Closing date for all applications is 5pm on Friday 17th July 2020.  CV’s will not be accepted.

Interviews for this post will take place on 28th / 29th July 2020 via Zoom

To apply now please see application pack links below (Cover Letter, Job Description, Application Form).

Carers Services Worker – Covering Letter

Carers Services Worker – Job Description and Person Specification

Carers Services Worker – Application Form

Please submit your completed application form to no later than 5pm on Friday 17th July 2020.

Volunteer Vacancies

We are currently not recruiting for any volunteer vacancies, but we regularly update this page with any opportunities available. You can also follow us on social media to keep up to date with our latest opportunities.

Trustee Vacancies

Become a Trustee

If you have time to spare and skills to offer why not think about joining our Board of Trustees. You would become part of a small, dedicated team of volunteers who steer and oversee the running of our fantastic organisation. For more information on our Trustee roles and recruitment process, please contact the Centre on 0161 272 7270.



Information and Advice

Find out more about your rights and entitlements as an unpaid Carer. We are here to answer any questions that you have in relation to your caring role.

Emotional Support

Emotional Support

Need someone to talk to? We provide a 1-1 carers service where you can talk with a member of our teams either over the phone or in person.

Practical Help

Practical Help

We offer a range of support services to Carers such as access to grants, help completing important forms, emergency planning, and much more.

Social and Peer Support

Social & Peer Support

We facilitate regular group sessions for Carers. These sessions provide a space to socialise, take respite breaks, and learn relevant information related to caring.



Whatever your issue we will work with you to find the best service for you. We have strong networks across the voluntary and public sectors.