Carers in Employment Pilot Project
Young Adult Carer Questionnaire

The Carers in Employment Pilot Project, funded by the Department of Health, Department for Work and Pensions, and Government Equalities Office until May 2017, was introduced to build on existing work and to test out ways of reaching more carers who are struggling to juggle their employment and caring responsibilities, and to support their employers.

 

North Tyneside Carers’ Centre is working in partnership with North Tyneside Council to deliver the Pilot Project. We would like to know about how we can help you with your transition into work, training or further education. Please complete the questionnaire to share your experience with us.

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* 1. Who is it that you provide help to?

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* 2. Why does the person you care for need your help?

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* 3. Below are some of the jobs that young carers do. What help do you provide? Please tick all that apply.

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* 4. If you are 18 or over, are you aware that you are entitled to a carers' assessment?

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* 5. Would you like more information about a carer's assessment? If yes, please give us your address/email address/telephone number.

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* 6. If you are 16-17, would a review of your caring responsibilities help you to plan for the future?

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* 7. Would you like some more information about this kind of review? If yes, please give us your address/email address/telephone number.

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* 8. Are you at school, college, university, looking for work or in paid work? Please tick all that apply to you.

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* 9. Does your caring role affect any of the following areas of your life? Please tick all that apply.

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* 10. The following support systems are available to carers who are currently in education,training or employment. Please tick any that you have heard of.

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* 11. What would make it easier for you to balance your life as a carer and employee/trainee/student? Please tell us:

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* 12. If you are employed, do you know you have rights as a carer?

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* 13. Would you like more information about the following? Please tick anything that would be helpful to you, and give us your address/email address/ telephone number.

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* 14. If you are unemployed, are you claiming benefits?

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* 15. Would you like information about benefits that you might be entitled to as a carer? If yes, please give us your address/email address/telephone number.

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* 16. Would any of the following help you in your search for work. Please tick all of those that apply, and give us your address/email address/telephone number.

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* 17. Do you need any information about the following? Please tick all of those that apply and give us your address/email address/telephone number.

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* 18. What is your name?

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* 19. How old are you?

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