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Real stories from real people

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


Jane Rogers
Head of Children's Services

Jane from Monmouthshire County Council talks about the values and skills needed to work in social care.

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Nel Owen
Home Care Support Worker

Nel worked on a farm for 13 years before changing career and becoming a Home Care Support Worker, caring for people in her community.

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Hannah Pearson
Care Home Activities Co-ordinator

Due to the coronavirus pandemic Hannah was made redundant from her previous role as a hotel manager. Working in the care sector felt important to her and it is the first job she has had that utilises her degree in fine art.

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Sara Davies
Assistant Director at Pobl Group

Sara sought after a career change that gave back to the community. She started from the bottom and has worked her way up, to now overseeing the supported living environments and community services.

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Menna Jones
Co-owner of Ffalabalam Nursery

A big thank you to Ffalabalam Nursery for helping us create this special film.

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Abacus Day Nursery
Parents and carers

We asked parents and carers for their honest thoughts on sending their children back to childcare settings during the pandemic.
Although things are different, the staff at Abacus Day Nursery have done all they can to continue providing a safe space for children to learn and have fun.

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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.