Working with Adults
“This job is so rewarding because we can really see that we make a big difference to their lives.”
Izzy Evren, Health and Social Care student
Working with adults in social care can be challenging. But, for the right person, it can be really rewarding.
Work in social care and be the lifeline your community needs.
Working with adults
There are 65 different job roles that could be available to you in adult social care. These can see you working directly with individuals through to supervising teams of people. So, whatever your background or current skills, there’s likely to be something for you.
Choose and click on the sections below to learn more
Residential care offers people a home where they can get that extra care and support they might need.
Social services provide a wide range of support to improve the well-being of children and adults.
Home Care Services
Home care services provide a wide range of care and support for people living in their own homes.
Real stories from real people
Find out if you have what it takes from our case studies below.
We work in care
"We work in care with adults and children.
"We are working in your communities day and night
"To support the people who need it most right now
"Our work makes a difference.
Just a Carer
#WeCareWales 2020 TV Advert
A carer’s poem about her job has been brought to life in the form of a television advert, created by the WeCare Wales campaign.
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.
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.