Penrith: 01768 890280 Carlisle: 01228 580214
Jobs & Work Placements

We are recruiting a Carer Support Worker, 30 - 37 hrs / week, to be based in our Carlisle office, working throughout Carlisle area.

£23,287 Full-time salary (pay award pending from 1st April) Also pension contributions.

Are you caring, friendly and a good listener? Do you enjoy meeting people? Do you want to make a difference?

Join our small, supportive team helping to improve the lives of unpaid Carers in Carlisle & Eden. An unpaid Carer looks after a family member, relative, friend or neighbor who could not manage without their help; we support over 1,500 individuals. 

For an application pack, please see For an informal chat contact Dani Leslie (CEO) or Debbie Simmons (Lead Support Worker) on 01228 580214.

Full UK driver's license and ability to use your own car for work is a requirement.

Start Date: ASAP

We are recruiting a Volunteer Services Coordinator, 18.5 hrs / week, to be based in our Carlisle office, working throughout Carlisle area. 

£12,241 (pay award pending from 1st April) Also pension contributions.

Could you recruit, co-ordinate, support and motivate volunteers? We are a great local charity that supports unpaid Carers throughout Carlisle & Eden.  We now need a Volunteer Services Coordinator to join our team. 

As Volunteer Services Coordinator working from our Carlisle office, your responsibilities would include;

  • Recruiting and guiding volunteers through the application process
  • Organising and co-ordinating our led volunteer services that help support our unpaid Carers
  • Supporting and advising volunteers on issues as they arise

Full UK driver's license and ability to use your own car for work is a requirement.

Start Date: ASAP

The Board of Trustees are currently seeking TRUSTEES  

Carer Support Carlisle & Eden is a registered charity providing vital support to the numerous people in Carlisle & Eden. Join our team helping to improve the lives of unpaid Carers in Carlisle & Eden. An unpaid Carer looks after a family member, relative, friend or neighbour who could not manage without their help; we support over 850 individuals.  We are now recruiting; to work from our Carlisle office an:arlisle and Eden who are caring for a loved one with a disability, mental health, degenerative condition, addictions or frailty. We are looking for individuals who could give 2-3 hours per month join our committed team of non-executive Trustees.  Trustees do not have an operational role, instead providing oversight and advice to ensure we continue delivering an exceptional and highly valued service to Carers.  Our current board of Trustees come from a wide range of occupations and life history experiences.

If you are interested we would love to hear from you. For more details on what we do please look through our website: www.carlisle-eden-carers.org.uk or call Dr Dani Leslie, Chief Officer, on 01768 890280 to discuss the to role, answering any questions you may have. This role is unpaid, but out of pocket expenses are reimbursed.

Please check out our Volunteering opportunities.

Student Work Placements

Carer Support Carlisle & Eden has been involved in the training of social workers for a number of years and is committed to ensuring University students have an experience which will equip them for the challenging role they will have as qualified social workers. 

Carer Support Carlisle & Eden work with both Adult and Young Carers giving students the opportunity to build a wide range of skills. Carer Support Carlisle & Eden use a client based therapeutic approach, using an assessment, planning, intervention and review based model.

Throughout the placement, a student should contribute and communicate with a wide range of professionals and will develop multi-professional working skills to provide the best support for the Carer.

Finally, Carer Support Carlisle & Eden enjoys having University students and welcomes the challenge and fresh out-look students bring to the team.