A working carer is someone who has caring responsibilities, but is also in paid employment. Evidence suggests that the numbers of working carers are continuing to increase, with 1 in 7 carers a working carer (Carers UK). Carers Manchester  can put you in the right direction for information and advice if you are a working carer.

If you would like to talk to us after work or at a quieter time, our Contact Point phone line is open 10am – 6pm on Wednesdays. Call us on 0161 543 8000.

Carers UK – advice on juggling paid work and caring responsibilities
ACAS – advice on requesting time off work, flexible working and more

See our employers page for information and advice for employers.

Subscribe to our newsletter

If you would like us to keep you in the loop as to what we are up to, training, events, and other exciting things, simply add your details below.

Carers Manchester Network Member Organisations

Latest News

Coronavirus Vaccine Information

21st January, 2022|

Measures in response to the Omicron variant include: Wearing face coverings in shops, most indoor places and on public transport Getting tested and self-isolating if needed Showing your NHS COVID Pass at some venues and [...]

Job Vacancy

18th January, 2022|

We are looking for a Carers Manchester Learning & Development Project Worker to join our team. The salary is £22,183 (pro rata), 17.5 hours, fixed term contract to 30 June 2022. The closing date is [...]

Reconnect with Tesco Mobile

12th January, 2022|

Tesco Mobile Reconnects supports vulnerable people by supplying a phone to the customer with three months credit. You submit your request by emailing tescomobile.littlehelps@tesco.com referencing Tesco Mobile Reconnects, how it would benefit you and what [...]