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Recruiting now to our Dementia Services and Grant team

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 their carers, to join our busy, friendly 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
  • group activities including carer groups and information sessions
  • cognitive stimulation activities for people living with dementia

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.

You will enjoy working for a local charity as part of a committed team of experienced staff and volunteers. Our working environment is friendly and compassionate  with regular training opportunities and a generous holiday allowance.

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 Thursday 5th July
Interviews scheduled: Friday 13th July

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.

Carers Grant Coordinator

Ref: CGCO18

20-25 hours a week/starting salary £20,516 FTE (pro rata for part time hours)

Carers in Bedfordshire’s Bedford offices

Carers in Bedfordshire administer a grants scheme on behalf of the NHS to provide small grants to unpaid family carers for products or services that will improve their health and wellbeing. We award over 1000 grants a year, and carers regular feed back to us the positive difference a grant has made to their lives.  

We are looking for someone to coordinate the grant scheme, working as part of a small, busy team to help carers to apply for grants and to ensure all applications are fairly considered. The successful candidate have first rate communication skills and empathy to support carers applying for grants. You will also thrive at overseeing a process and have an eye for detail.

You will enjoy working for a local charity as part of a committed team of experienced staff and volunteers. Our working environment is friendly and compassionate with regular training opportunities and a generous holiday allowance.

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 Thursday 5th July
Interviews scheduled: afternoons of Friday 13th and Monday 16th July

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