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Education and Employment Support

MYTIME Young Carers Employability Project

The MYTIME Young Carers Employability Project is a project for young / young adult carers aged 16-25. 

It takes place for six weeks, and their School Support Programme Manager and Employability Advisor, Emma, work with our young carers to explore career opportunities that might interest them, help them produce a professional CV, develop interview skills, and identify opportunities for work experience.

You can find out more on the MYTIME website here. 

The Carers Trust

The Carers Trust have produced the handbook, ‘Getting into Work: a Guide for Young Adult Carers in England’. This gives young adult carers information and advice about how to overcome difficulties they may face in finding and staying in exployment, applying jobs, and balancing work with a caring role.