News: Support for Carers

Posted on 22nd June 2016

Do you have employees who may be juggling work with caring for a loved one?

 

West Sussex County Council is working in partnership with Employers for Carers to help small and medium businesses like yours support and keep hold of the carers in your workforce.

The service provides practical help through a free membership scheme for SME employers across the county and helps local employers support and retain staff who are looking after older, disabled or seriously ill family members or friends.

 

Our website www.employersforcarers.org allows you to register online (using a unique membership code).  Once you have registered online, you gain the following benefits:

 

  • Access to website resources including employer, manager and employee resources
  • Latest information and guidance around work, caring and ageing
  • Option to join Carers UK (free online membership) for all staff
  • Invitation to a networking event

 

Can you afford to lose the people who make your business work?

For more information please contact Sarah Cutler at sarah.cutler@impact-initiatives.org.uk or call 07920 576359.

 

Many thanks,

 

Sarah Cutler

Employment Specialist

Workability

Impact Initiatives

Tel: 01903 730044

 

Impact Workability actively seeks your feedback on our service.

Please contact us with your comments.

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