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Workshops for Young Carers and Young Adult Carers

The Grants Team at Carers Trust worked with Deloitte PCS and British Airways in 2014 to offer workshops on education, employability and financial skills for groups of young carers and young adult carers across the UK.

There are still a few places left for the workshops we offered last month.

Details of the available workshops open to the full Network are below:

 

Deloitte – Open to young adult carers aged 14-24

10 places still available

 Date: Wednesday February 18th, 10am-4pm

Location: Central London

Topics: The morning session will be an interactive interview skills workshop with young adult carers practising one to one with Deloitte volunteers. After a lunch break in Deloitte’s offices canteen, the group will go on a job skills related hunt around London.

 

British Gas – Open to adult carers (aged 16+) and project workers working with carers

10 places still available

Date: Easter 2015, date to be confirmed

Location: Central London

Topics: The morning session will be an interview and CV skills workshop led by British Gas HR team. After a lunch break, the British Gas HR team will be available for 1 to 1 sessions with carers on their CV’s and rights on returning to work. They will also be able to provide bespoke sessions to project workers on how to advise carers going forward.

 

British Gas – Open to young adult carers aged 16-24

5 places still available

Date: Easter 2015, date to be confirmed

Location: Leeds

Topics: The morning session will be an interactive interview skills workshop led by British Gas volunteers. After a lunch break, the volunteers will lead the group into a job skills related hunt around Leeds.

How do you register?

Network Partners from across the UK are invited to register for up to 6 spaces per event and will need to nominate a staff member to accompany the young adult carers to the event. Adult carers can come on their own, but will need to register via their Network Partner.

If you would like to register more than 6 carers, please indicate this on your form and we will contact you if there are spare places.

Help with travel costs

To enable Network Partners from across the UK to attend, the Grants team will be able to provide up to 60% of support with the costs of travel and accommodation (if needed).

If you are interested in attending one or more of these workshops, please fill in the registration form here and send it back to Lou Flandrin, Volunteer Coordinator to lflandrin@carers.org

If you have any questions about these workshops, please do either call Lou on 020 7922 7757 or email a member of the Grants team.

 

 

 

 

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