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If you are already working, looking for work or wanting to learn some new skills get in touch with your local carer service to how they can help you.  They may have specialist workers who can advise you of your options.

Working carers

Many employers offer support for carers at work.  You may also want to ask for flexible working

Finding work

Your skills as a carer could help you find a job

Studying and volunteering

If you are ready for a new challenge think about studying or volunteering


There are many benefits you can still claim even if you are working.

If you start work, or your caring situation changes, remember to check you are claiming the right benefits.