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Human Resources Office

Department of Engineering

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My Family Care

The University is committed to supporting the wellbeing of its employees and providing appropriate support in relation to their caring responsibilities.

As part of its commitment the University is collaborating with the organisation My Family Care. This initiative provides employees with access to emergency childcare, and a network of adult and eldercare across the country.

The services offered include:
• Emergency childcare: to find nannies, nurseries and childminders at short notice.
• School holiday cover: to provide access to holiday clubs nationwide.
• Back-up adult and eldercare: to access domiciliary care for elderly relatives, or an adult dependent.

To register, and for full terms and conditions, together with the relevant costs to University employees are available online at The website also provides a wide range of resources to support employees with their caring responsibilities.

For more information on what the scheme offers and how to use it, see

The HR Office will be able to help with queries about accessing this service.