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Working for Carers is a London-wide project that supports unpaid carers, aged 25 or over, to move closer to employment. The project is led by Carers Trust and delivered by its network of 24 partners across London. Working for Carers is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.

Working for Carers aims to:

  • Support carers to pursue their employment goals through confidence building and skills development.
  • Offer a flexible service that considers individual needs and ambitions.
  • Engage with local businesses and organisations to create employment, training and volunteering opportunities for carers.
  • Highlight the benefits of employing carers, adopting carer friendly policies, and understanding the needs of carers in the workplace.

 

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What does Working for Carers offer carers?

Carers can access free support, designed to meet their individual needs and delivered in their local area. This may include:

  • One-to-one support and advice with a dedicated Employment Personal Adviser.
  • Group activities and training workshops.
  • Support with writing CVs and interview techniques.
  • Help with job searching.
  • Access to employment, volunteering and training opportunities.

 We also support unpaid carers through a variety of workshops, including but not limited to:

  • Confidence Building
  • Communication skills
  • Health and Well-Being
  • Budget Management
  • CV Building and Job Searching
  • Interview Techniques
  • Application Forms
  • IT Support
  • Carers rights in employment

 

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Who can access Working for Carers support? 

To be eligible for support you will need to be:

  • An unpaid carer or former carer.
  • Aged 25 and over.
  • Living in London.
  • Not in any paid work.

 

                        

See the difference Working for Carers is already making for carers

If you’re thinking of joining our Working for Carers programme look at how successful other carers have been who’ve taken part so far

For carers in Barking and Dagenham, Greenwich, Hackney, Havering, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets or Waltham Forest:

If you are an organisation supporting an unpaid carer in the above boroughs, please refer carers by clicking here.


For carers in Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Enfield, Hammersmith & Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Hillingdon or Hounslow: 

Find out more online if you live in one of these boroughs

For carers in Camden, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton, Wandsworth or Westminster:

Find out more online if you live in one of these boroughs

For carers in Bexley, Bromley, Croydon, City, Islington, Lambeth, Lewisham or Southwark:

 

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