Real stories from real people
Find out if you have what it takes from our case studies below.
Jake is a Care Assistant at Tregerddan Care Home near Aberystwyth. After volunteering there when he was younger, he completed an access to nursing course and was soon offered a full-time job working with the residents.
Helen is a Nursery Leader at Ysgol Feithrin Pontypool and is passionate about teaching the next generation through the medium of Welsh. She is responsible for planning daily activities to help the children learn, keeping the children safe and making sure the nursery is a safe and suitable environment for all.
Early Years Lecturer
After working as a childminder for 13 years, Karen decided to use her knowledge and understanding to progress and become a lecturer at Gower College. She lectures in Childcare and Health and Social Care to help inspire the next generation of social workers, carers and child carers.
Senior Sensory Officer
Tracy works with blind and partially-sighted people and is a trained rehabilitation officer. She manages a team that supports people of all ages by producing braille documents and teaching mobility workshops using canes. She also works closely with guide dogs to make sure the people she supports can have the best quality of life.
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a great story to share?
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