This could be to do:
- paid or self employed work
- volunteer work
The 25 hours includes travel time. You must still provide care for a significant period each day.
Keep in mind, any income you get from a job can reduce the amount we pay you.
If you have a job you may be able to get Working Credit. It lets you keep more of your income support payment and benefits if you’re working.
If you’re an eligible pensioner, the Work Bonus can help you keep more of your Carer Payment while you’re working.
Read more about Work Bonus.