Carer Positive October 22nd News Roundup

Oct 22, 2021

To coincide with National Work Life Week, Working Families have released their latest report on how parents and carers are managing to balance their work and home lives as we come out of the pandemic. Some highlights included

61% carers agreeing that conversations about wellbeing and mental health have become more accepted at work since the pandemic.

41% of carers agreeing that their caring responsibilities held them back from promotion

You can download and read the full report here.


Our friends at North Lanarkshire Carers Together are looking for a Carer Network Lead. As well as being an Exemplary Carer Positive Employer, NLCT are a lovely close knit team who frequently collaborate with ourselves here at Carer Positive. Head over to their website to read the full job description and find out how to apply.


Finally, a quick reminder for all carers to read and respond to the Scottish Government’s National Care Service proposal. You do not have to answer all the questions - only those you feel are relevant to you. The responses that the Scottish Government receive will help shape how the NCS works when it is brought in to action.

Read the full consultation here.

The BSL version is available here.

Or the easy read version is here.