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30th October 2019

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! It might mean working with, babies and young children, children and young people, adults when they need extra help. In fact people of any age – […]

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24th September 2019

Entries now open for the 2020 Accolades

The Accolades are awards that recognise, celebrate and share excellent practice in social work, social care, early years and childcare in Wales.  The 2020 Accolades are now open and Social Care Wales has for the first time introduced an Accolade for individual care workers – the WeCare Wales award. This award is open to any […]

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9th September 2019

More young people needed to Future-proof care workforce in wales

More young people are needed to join the care workforce in Wales if it is to have enough workers to meet the challenges of the future. Only around 11 per cent of the social care workforce in Wales is under 25, while 32 per cent of employees are over 50, according to Social Care Wales. […]

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5th September 2019

WeCare Wales Week

Starting on Monday 9 September until Sunday 15 September it will be WeCare Wales Week. This week will be focused on connecting with younger people to help them understand the potential opportunities to work in care in their area. Each day of the week a different region from across Wales will showcase the great work […]

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21st August 2019

Anglesey social worker is named first Caring in Welsh award winner

Sian Morgan, a social worker for Isle of Anglesey Council, has been named the winner of the inaugural Caring in Welsh award at a ceremony at the National Eisteddfod in Llanrwst. The award recognises and celebrates paid care workers in social care, early years and childcare who provide excellent care through the medium of Welsh. […]

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20th August 2019

Mair Aubrey Service Manager joins us at the Royal Welsh Show and the National Eisteddfod

Over the summer period Mair Aubrey, who featured in our video stories has been busy supporting WeCare Wales all over the country raising the profile of care workers. Mair joined us at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show in Builth Wells and the National Eisteddfod in Llanrwst. Both events highlighted the important role working in care […]

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31st May 2019

Are you a care provider looking for new employees?

Over 200 care providers have registered, for free, on our website since we launched in March 2019. Are you a care provider looking for new employees? Have you registered your details on our site? It’s completely free and your next employee could be a couple of clicks away. The list is growing all the time […]

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23rd May 2019

Tell us what you’re up to…

We’re always on the hunt for new and interesting stories from employers to share with the public. Are you hosting a jobs fair, running a careers event or getting involved with your community? Have you had a care ambassador join an event to help bring to life working in the care sector? We want to […]

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3rd May 2019

Foster Care Fortnight

Foster Care Fortnight, 13 to 26 May, is The Fostering Network’s annual campaign to raise the profile of fostering. The campaign is developed and delivered by The Fostering Network and showcases the commitment, passion and dedication of foster carers. It also supports fostering services to highlight the need for more foster carers. Foster carers change lives. […]

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29th March 2019

Is social care a career for you?

Do you want a career where you learn something new every day? Do you want to support people to live the lives they want to lead? Have you considered a career in health and social care? Pembrokeshire County Council held a WeCare jobs fair on 4 April 2019. They aimed to show people the variety […]

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19th March 2019

World Social Work Day 2019

World Social Work Day is a day where all social workers join to celebrate the achievements of the profession. World Social Work Day 2019 is all about promoting human relationships, and who knows better than our campaign supporter Amy Davies? Amy became a qualified social worker because she wanted to make a difference to families’ […]

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12th February 2019

Thousands more care workers needed in Wales by 2030

Wales will need thousands more people to work in caring roles with adults and children by 2030 if it is to keep pace with the growing demand for care services and provide support for communities across the country. To help attract more people to work in care, a national campaign called WeCare has been launched […]

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