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Young Carer Support Worker  

30 hrs per week (flexible working including evenings and weekends)
Salary: £19,939 pro rata (F/T = 37 hrs)

We have another exciting opportunity for a skilled worker to join our Young Carer Service, to support young carers from 8 to 18 years of age. Support will include working 1-2-1 with young carers and their families, activities and group work. You will be part of a small team but also working on your own initiative. Can you combine these skills with experience of working in partnership with local groups, health, children’s services, education and social care professionals and voluntary organisations?

Find more details and an Application Pack [here]


Amazon Smile – Giving Scheme

We are encouraging everyone who shops on Amazon to take advantage of their charity donation scheme. Please click the link below and choose Scarborough and Ryedale Carers Resource as your chosen charity to support. After that, every purchase you make will make a direct donation to us! This will not cost you anything extra, it is Amazon that makes the donation, not you. Thank you for your support! 

Click the Amazon Smile logo below to register Scarborough and Ryedale Carers Resource as your chosen charity to support.


Carer Support Services Consultation

Please support our delivery of carers services in the future by completing this survey

North Yorkshire County Council and NHS Clinical Commissioning Group’s in North Yorkshire currently fund Carers Support Services across the County.
The aim of these services is to identify and support Adult Carers; working closely with them, providing signposting of relevant support services to them, their families and any other relevant bodies to seek innovative solutions to individual needs throughout North Yorkshire providing adult carers with better outcomes.
We are currently reviewing the commissioned Adult Carer Support Services and would like to engage with people who have referred into these services,to get feedback on their experience of using the service and enable us to fully understand how these services will be delivered beyond the current contracts in June 2019.  We would appreciate if you could answer the following questions to assist with this review:
Please note that this survey will close on Friday 4th May 2018.
If you would like to receive a copy of this survey in an alternative format or have any other comments or queries, please contact Carol Armstrong, Commissioning Manager –

Carers & Employment

How you can support carers in your work place or gaining employment. 

Carers and Employment Factsheet.pdf (349.3KB)


Beth - our Lions Young Ambassador

Update from the National Finals - how did Beth do?

Read the full story here


Please support Scarborough & Ryedale Carers Resource through the Local Co-op Community Fund


The Co-op are running a scheme until the 27th October 2018 to raise funds for a small number of local charities and Carers Resource has been lucky enough to have been chosen as one to support. If you already have Co-op membership, all you need to do is choose Scarborough & Ryedale Carers Resource as the charity to support by signing into your co-op account, choosing us as your charity. With any purchases you make on Co-op own brand products, 1% comes to us.

If you do not have membership and would like to support us, please ask for more details in any Co-op store. You will be issued with a temporary card for which you pay a £1 membership. When your official card arrives in the post you will receive a £1 voucher to spend. You are then able to sign up to support us on-line here.

Please help if you can - it is a great opportunity for Carers Resource to raise extra funds so we can provide support for local unpaid family carers across Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale. This enables us to continue to provide the vital service that we know our local carers need whilst caring for others.

Sign up to support us here!

Please help us spread the word and tell your family and friends too.

Two new Strategies launched for North Yorkshire

Carers Resource has been involved in developing the new Carers Strategy 2017-2022, pushing for issues faced by our carers to be included in the document. Our Chief Officer, Elizabeth McPherson spoke at the launch event and we were also very proud that the Young Carers #wecare video was used to demonstrate particular issues faced by Young Carers.  For full story see here.

Download a copy of the Carers Strategy, "Caring for Carers 2017 - 2022" (pdf)

Download a copy of the Dementia Strategy Summary, "Bring me Sunshine - Living Well With Dementia in North Yorkshire" (pdf)

 #wecare launch - SJT rolls out the red carpet for Young Carers

For the full story of this spectacular evening see here

Take a look at the video... it's here!

Find out more about Young Carers and the Young Carers Service... it's here!

Carers Cuppa & Wellbeing Group

Drop in for a chat and a cuppa, share ideas of how to unwind. Time to rest and relax, have some quality time for yourself.  A Support Worker will be on hand to answer any questions.

Pickering Cuppa and Wellbeing Group

Venue: Friends Meeting House, Pickering

The Cuppa Club is usually the third Wednesday of every month from 10am-12noon

If you would like more information please contact the office on 01723 850155 

or e-mail

Focus Carer Newsletters

Find the latest Carers Resource newsletters here

Steering Group Dates 2018

The Young Adult Carer Project is advised by a steering group made up of professionals from other organisations  

All meetings held in the Boden Room, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

16th March, 15th June, 14th September, 14th December

If you are an interested professional and would like to join us please contact David on 01723 850155 or

North Yorkshire Carers Support Service
- Initial Contact Form

As an intitial point of contact with the Carers Service the NYCS has provided this Initial Contact Form. If you would like support from Scarborough & Ryedale Carers Support, please download and complete this form (we've provided it in either Word or pdf versions) and return it by email or post to our address, provided on page 2 of the form, or find it [here].

You can still contact Carers Resource by phone: 01723 850155, or by email: email:

Download our NYSS Contact form, (Word 36kb)

Download our NYSS Contact Form, (pdf 64kb)

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