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.
Amy left school with no qualifications and decided she wanted to make a difference to families’ relationships. As a qualified social worker, she now works to find forever homes for children and supports vulnerable families to cope with various issues.
Receiver of care and support
Oliver is an amazing independent young man who loves football. His mum Mel tells us why a social worker has been so important to them as a family.
Student Social Worker (former Apprentice)
Naomi experienced the care system first hand growing up in foster care and wanted to use her experiences to help other young people in similar situations.
While working for her local council’s finance department, the apprenticeship provided Naomi with the perfect opportunity to begin a career in social care while crucially allowing her to continue to earn a wage.
The qualification Naomi gained from her apprenticeship gave her the additional UCAS points she required to apply for an undergraduate place at University of South Wales where she is now a third year Student Social Worker.
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.