Bridgend Carers Centre has an exciting new opportunity for a Business Development Officer.

About Us:

The Bridgend Carers Centre was established following needs identified throughout the Bridgend County Borough area.  The project is funded through various foundations and grant funders.

The Centre continues to be supported by the Carers Trust and is one of the network partners.  As part of the national network, Bridgend is able to take advantage of a range of opportunities for carers as well as support and training for members of staff.

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Job Role:

Based at Bridgend Carers Centre, the Business Development Officer will join a dynamic team whose passion is to ensure that all carers in Bridgend are informed, advised, supported and given opportunities for training and short breaks to relieve stress and improve wellbeing.  The Centre is the focal point for carers to receive the information and support they need however we also have staff based at Princess of Wales Hospital, GPs and Schools across Bridgend ready to give carers support when they most need it.

The Business Development Officer is a new role funded by Triangle Trust and the post holder will work closely with the Manager to ensure long term growth and sustainability of Bridgend Carers Centre by improving financial opportunities to develop the key roles and services that support carers.  The worker will have responsibility for:-

  • Developing a sustainability plan for Bridgend Carers Centre
  • Increasing income generation with key financial targets
  • Play a key role in shaping the fundraising strategy
  • Marketing and awareness raising

So if you think you have the right skills to make a difference to the sustainability of Bridgend Carers Centre and its beneficiaries then we look forward to receiving your application.

Full Job Description available for download here

To Apply:

To apply please download the forms below:

Application guidance notes

Application form

Equal Ops form

Please return your completed Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form to:  Mrs Helen Pitt, Manager, Bridgend Carers Centre, 87 Park Street, Bridgend CF31 4AZ

Closing date is Friday 22 November 2019