Staff with Caring Responsibilities

The role of carer touches many. Today we know that:

  • 3 million people in the UK juggle paid work with unpaid caring responsibilities – 1 in 9 people in any workforce (Employers for Carers)
  • 23% of University of Leeds staff have declared they have a caring responsibility with 15% of staff preferring not to say and 21% declaring as unknown*

If you are a member of staff who has caring responsibilities for either one or more children, one or more disabled children, a relative or family member, or manage someone who does, the following section provides information on relevant University policies and support that are available, including:

* If you wish to check and update your equality information you can do so through Employee or Manager Self Service.