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Discover a career in care!

If you’re passionate about building a career in care, your next role could be just a click away. Whether you’re new to the sector, or looking to move up the ladder, discover jobs in your area and make a difference.

Childcare. Building your child’s future and yours.

Over the next few weeks, we’re celebrating how the Early Years and Childcare workers and settings provide so many children across Wales with the best start in life.

Do you have what it takes?

Get a glimpse into what it’s really like to work in care with our new online learning resource. You’ll watch videos of real-life social care scenarios and answer questions about how you would react in these situations to find out if a career in care is right for you.

WeCare Wales aims to raise awareness and understanding of social care, early years and childcare and attract
more people with the right skills and values to work in caring roles with children and adults.

 

If you have a positive attitude and a commitment to care for others, then for most roles you can gain any training
and qualifications you need on the job. There are lots of ways to work flexibly, so you can fit caring for people
around you and your family.

 

For the right people, it’s one of the most rewarding careers there is. Learn about the jobs available in
working with children and adults in Wales.

 

Find job vacancies in care near you on our jobs portal.

 

 

Real stories from real people

Find out if you have what it takes from our case studies below.

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Helen Dobson
Social Worker

Helen was a supply teacher in primary schools for thirty years, but one day she decided that she wanted to do more to make a difference, so she did her MSc in Social Care and became a Social Worker.

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Karen Wood
Social Care Nurse and Home Care Manager

Karen began her social care journey at 18 and worked in a learning disability school. After years of progression, she has won Wales Nurse of the Year and has worked in social care settings as a Nurse all her career.

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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.

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