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.

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Looking to book a Summer Holiday or just need a break? Carefree Space offer short breaks at minimal cost for full-time carers. There is no charge for the accommodation, but you are responsible for all other costs [...]