Weekly Update: Ayrshire and Arran Employers Event
We are holing our next employers event on Wednesday 19th May, from 2pm till 3.30pm aimed at employers based in Ayrshire and Arran.
This will bring together organisations from across Ayrshire and Arran for an information and workshop session, and to discuss and share experiences on how employers can support staff with caring responsibilities.
Carer Positive Employers will be amongst those in attendance and able to share their insights into the process of creating a supportive working environment for carers. We would also like as many other local employers as possible to attend, to learn about the challenges faced by working carers, any barriers they face themselves as employers, and what help might be useful in developing their own supportive working environments.
As you will be aware, the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted even more the vital job that unpaid carers undertake in caring for family members and friends. For those carers also juggling their caring role with paid employment, this can often be particularly challenging, and it is important that employers provide the right support to enable employees to manage both work and caring roles. The Carer Positive scheme supports organisations to do this, and awards recognition to organisations with good workplace support in place. Check out the rest of our website for more information on how to participate, and have a look at the range of free support and resources available.
If you would like to attend, please register on the Eventbrite page.