The Lowdown Episode 53

In this episode Katy talks to Scott, Carers Link’s Employability Coordinator, about how our new service can help carers. They chat about the skills that you develop as a carer and how they are relevant to the workplace, as well as coping with working alongside caring.

There is also information about how Carers Link can help you in your job hunt, and the steps that you will go through as Scott supports you through the process of applying. This includes identifying your skills and potential jobs, helping you write your CV and complete applications, the interview process and beyond.

They also talk about the Carer Positive scheme, and the benefits to employers that employing a carer can have, and how working can benefit carers’ wellbeing – physical, mental and financial