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Working for Carers

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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, and is jointly funded by European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund.

Our aims are:


  • 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.


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 Advisor

  • Group activities and training workshops

  • Support with writing CVs and interview techniques

  • Help with job-searching

  • Access to employment, volunteering and training opportunities


Eligibility criteria:


  • Unpaid Carer or former Carer

  • aged 25 and over

  • living in London

  • not in any paid work


To find out more about this free service:

   For Carers in Camden, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston, Merton,  

   Richmond, Sutton and Westminster                  

   Tel: 020 7428 8950  Email:

Please see below for the latest Working for Carers factsheets:

  1. Choosing the Right Job

  2. Job Searching

  3. CVs and Covering Letters

  4. Interview Tips

  5. Balancing Work and Caring

  6. Carers Rights at Work

  7. Flexible Working

  8. Getting Online

  9. Online Job Searching

  10. IT Skills for Employment

  11. Your Wellbeing

  12. Unpaid Carers

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