Parents returning to work

CoAct supports parents returning to work by providing the support you need to develop your skills and confidence and connecting you to flexible employers.

Support to return to work after a job break

We understand that returning to work after a break in your jobs can be daunting for most parents and caregivers, whether it’s been 12 months or 12 years, but that’s where CoAct can help.


As well as the financial benefits of getting back into work, returning to work helps you feel part of a wider community, helping to develop your self-esteem, broaden your social and work networks not to mention the chance to develop your skills and experience.

Get the support you need to succeed

If you’re a parent or caregiver looking to return to work, CoAct can help you gain the confidence and you need to restart your career or find something new.


From putting your resume together to getting you interview-ready and matching your skills and interests to jobs in your area, our friendly, local team wants to see you succeed.

Parent-friendly jobs in your local area

Our team will help you look for parent-friendly jobs and connect with employers who offer flexible work options in your local area. All our services are carefully tailored to meet and support your individual needs so that you can realise your potential, including:

  • Help looking for suitable jobs
  • Resume development
  • Upskilling and training
  • Access to technology
  • Mock interviews
  • Post-placement support once you’ve found a job

Managing work-life balance

The CoAct Employment Services partner in your local area will be with you every step of the way, including connecting you to employers with flexible work practices in your local area as well as tips and support to help you balance your new job with family life.

Register your interest

We can help you find and keep the right job sooner because we have more people working to help you.


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