Are you looking for a new job, challenge, or change in career? Working in care could be perfect for you.
Take a look at our dedicated jobs portal for roles in social care, early years and childcare. Once you’ve signed up, you will receive updates about available care roles in your area – whatever your level of experience.
Real stories from real people
There is no better way to know if you have what it takes than hearing from people who are currently doing the job.
Below are a selection of films for you to view.
Lisa works for North Wales Training as a work based learning assessor for health and social care. Lisa completed her own apprenticeship qualification and is now encouraging others to follow that same invaluable route.
After struggling to engage with school, Callum was supported to take on a placement at a local care home where his respect and care for residents made him the perfect candidate for an apprenticeship in social care.
Callum’s confidence has continued to grow as he has progressed through his qualification where he has been supported by a personal mentor who is able to tailor his responsibilities to include more complex care such as emergencies when he becomes ready.
Despite the challenges, Callum’s pride and satisfaction in his work is rooted in the appreciation and gratitude shown by the residents he cares for.
In a handwritten letter from one resident, they described him as a “born carer”.
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.
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.