WeCare Wales: News
Former social workers invited to return to practise.
Local authorities are keen to recruit more care staff to support the fight against coronavirus. Social workers who have left in the past three years are invited to return with a fast-track application and no fee to pay.
A Question of Care
A Career for YOU?
Do you enjoy seeing people get the most out of each day and achieve what they want in life? This is what a career in care is all about!
Try the interactive video challenge ‘A Question of Care: a Career for YOU’ to see what a career in care is like.
Real stories from real people
Find out if you have what it takes from our case studies below.
Head of Service
Abbi-Lee has worked at M&D Care for the last seven years. She started as a support worker and then undertook a fast-track trainee manager scheme, gaining her qualifications while on the job. She is now responsible for overseeing the management of the residential homes in South West Wales.
Head of Children’s Services
After training as a social worker almost 20 years ago, Darren now works as a senior manager in children’s services for Pembrokeshire County Council. His day to day responsibilities can be challenging but he knows he’s making a difference in his community.
Izzy and Tyne
Health and Social Care Students
Izzy and Tyne are students on the BTEC Health and Social Care course at Coleg Gwent. Through valuable partnerships, the course provides students with opportunities to put learning into practice during work placements, helping them develop the skills and experience they need to come into the sector once qualified.
Job vacancies in care
Wales needs more social care workers.
Many people working in social care have made the jump from jobs such as hospitality or retail. Use your transferable skills and apply for roles in your area now.