The following sites and organisations provide information and advice about your rights and help with finding opportunities if you have any caring responsibilities.
The Government has put in place a ‘Happy to talk flexible working’ strapline which employers can add to their job descriptions to promote flexible working so look out for these when applying for jobs.
The Government is aiming to lead by example on this initiative so Government departments could be worth looking into for flexible working opportunities. Universities, larger organisations and the public sector can also sometimes have more flexible working arrangements on offer which could help juggle a career and caring responsibilities.
Further Support and Advice
Carers UK - starting work or getting back into employment
Recognising your skills and advice for approaching the job market.
Carers Support Centre
Advice and support for Carers .
Support for Carers.
Employers for Carers
Website providing advice around supporting Carers at work.
Happy to Talk Flexible Learning
Information on the ‘Happy to talk flexible working’ strapline for flexible working job adverts. Website is aimed at working families with useful information for carers.
Flexible and part time roles and advice for Carers.