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Carers in Bedfordshire has grown rapidly in the 13 years since the charity was founded. From supporting 50 carers from our founder’s conservatory, we now have over 8,500 family carers of all ages registered to receive support. We have a team of over 40 staff and 100 volunteers, and operate across five sites.

Carer Support Worker (Dementia) and Memory Navigator

Ref: CSWD18

21 hours a week/starting salary £20,516 FTE (pro rata for part time hours)

Carers in Bedfordshire’s Bedford offices

The aim of our support is to help families affected by dementia navigate a seamless route through services available to them, guiding them along the way.

We are looking for someone with experience working with people with dementia or memory loss and carers to join our busy team of staff and volunteers. In this role you will help people affected by dementia to identify and access services that will maintain their health and wellbeing. These include one-to-one support, both over the phone and face to face, and group activities including cognitive stimulation activities, carer groups, information sessions for people living with dementia and carers and training. Key to the role is working in partnership with other organisations, nationally and locally, and the creativity and empathy to help people find solutions that work for them.

To apply, please complete our online application form, with reference to the Job Description and Person Specification included in the Application Pack, attaching your CV and completed Equal Opportunities form.

Application pack
Application form
Equal opportunities form

Deadline: 10am Monday 11th June
Interviews scheduled: 19th June

If you’d like an informal discussion about this role, please contact Sally Petre, Dementia Lead, by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 0300 111 1919.

Counselling Service Coordinator

Ref: CSCO18

5-7 hours a week, worked flexibly

Starting salary £23,235 FTE (pro rata for part time hours)

Home and/or office based

Carers in Bedfordshire’s Counselling Service for Carers, working  in partnership with Bedford College, has grown into a service from which unpaid adult carers have received a great deal of support. Carers have found the Person-Centred Counselling service of great help in dealing with issues like stress, guilt, trauma and loss.

We are now looking for the right person to take the service to the ‘next level’. The successful candidate will ensure that the service continues to run to the required quality standards and codes of practice. You will ensure our volunteer counsellors and paid assessors are fully supported to deliver an excellent service and the service is accessible to the carers who will benefit from it. You will help formulate and deliver plans to make the service sustainable.

If you are qualified in Person-Centred Counselling, have a minimum of 250 client hours, are an active member of the BACP and are excited at the prospect of taking our successful service to the next level, please get in touch.

To apply, please complete our online application form, with reference to the Job Description and Person Specification included in the Application Pack, attaching your CV and completed Equal Opportunities form.

Application pack
Application form
Equal opportunities form

Deadline: 10am, Monday 11th June
Interviews scheduled for: Thursday 21st June

If you’d like an informal discussion about this role, please contact Sandra Rome, Bedford Locality Lead, by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 0300 111 1919.

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