New! Employability support for people who are carers.

Newcastle Carers is delighted to be working as part of a partnership with the North of Tyne Combined Authority, North Tyneside Carers’ Centre and Carers Northumberland to deliver a project to support carers to return to work.
Newcastle Carers - 21/09/2020

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This is an exciting opportunity for young adult carers and adult carers to find work, training or education and access a range of routeways to local jobs. Three Carers into Work Advisor’s will work with carers on a one to one basis across the North of Tyne to: *Provide support, advice and guidance to address any barriers they face returning to work, education or education. *Provide support to develop skills such as CV writing, interview techniques and support with job applications. *Match carers, where appropriate, with potential employers who offer ‘returnship schemes’. This is a voluntary initiative placing our carers and their needs at the heart of the scheme and providing specialist support for carers to achieve their potential. This is a voluntary initiative placing our carers and their needs at the heart of the scheme and providing specialist support for carers to achieve their potential. To be eligible for the support, you have to be a carer (with the cared-for person living in Newcastle, North Tyneside or Northumberland area) and not currently in employment. Who is a carer? A carer is anyone, including children and adults who looks after a family member, partner or friend who needs help because of their illness, frailty, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction and cannot cope without their support. The care they give is unpaid. For further information, or to start accessing support, please contact your Carers into Work Advisor at: Newcastle Carers (Newcastle): Email: info@newcastlecarers.org.uk Telephone: 0191 275 5060 North Tyneside Carers Centre (North Tyneside): Email: enquiries@ntcarers.co.uk Telephone: 0191 643 2298 Carers Northumberland (Northumberland): Email: info@carersnorthumberland.org.uk Telephone: 01670 320025