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Career Planning and Employment Support

Are you a young carer aged between 8-25?

Thinking about your future, study or employment?

The Carers WA Young Carer team offers a one-stop-shop for all your career planning, job searching and training information needs. Our Employment, Education and Engagement Project Officer is a qualified Career Advisor and can help you to identify your passions and to build a plan to achieve your career goals. Whether you are looking to tailor your resume for now or build a plan for the future we are here to help.

The Young Carer team at Carers WA can offer free career planning and employment support services:

  • Career planning
  • Resume development
  • Job search and application assistance
  • Skills identification
  • Interview skills training
  • Training and education information

Did you know that as a school aged young carer, you can apply to have your caring duties formally recognised as a Community Service contribution under Western Australian Statement of Student Achievement (WASSA)?

Up to 999 hours can be uploaded to your Student Registration and Demographic file (SRGDG) and added to your WASSA.

More information is available in the Community Service Guidelines or by calling the School Curriculum Standards Authority on (08) 9273 6751.

Talk to the student services team at your school or call the Young Carer team on 1300 227 377 if you would like us to talk to your school on your behalf.

Are you, or a young carer you know, interested in accessing this service? Please fill out the Young Carer Career Planning and Employment Support referral form below and a Young Carer team member will get back to you within 3 working days.

  • Referrer details

    If "no" has been selected, Carers WA will contact the referrer first.
  • Young carer details

  • Please fill as N/A if unavailable. If contact information is unavailable, please provide service provider/guardian number in relevant sections.
  • Please fill as N/A if unavailable. If contact information is unavailable, please provide service provider/guardian number in relevant sections.
  • Parent/guardian details

    This section is only to be completed if the young carer is under the age of 18 years. If over 18, please leave blank.
    If not, is there a reason they do not know? Please answer below.
  • For example, "I do not want my parent to know about this referral".
  • Young carer eligibility

    Please select one or more of the following.

If you would like assistance with filling out the referral form or more information regarding the Young Carer services, please contact 1300 227 377 or email youngcarers@carerswa.asn.au.

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