Finding paid work

Get support if you are a carer looking for work for the first time, have been out of work for a while or you are in work but looking for a new job.

Find your local carer services as they may be able to help you look for work or training. Some services have special support and groups for carers looking for work.

Find help here about:

Applying for a job

Gaining experience

Advice about interviews

Jobcentre Plus may also be able to help if you tell them that you are a carer.

Further information about getting into work

Employment support for carers in London

Working for Carers supports unpaid carers across London to move closer to employment. The project is led by Carers Trust and delivered by its network of partners across London, and is jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund. 

Find out how to get one-to-one support and advice with a dedicated Employment Personal Advisor, training workshops, help with job searching plus more, from Working for Carers.

Community Fund, European Union European Social Fund

Date revised: 08/06/2020