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Real stories from real people

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

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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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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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Wendy Ticehurst, Brocastle Manor Care Home

If you’re a naturally caring and empathetic person, a career in social care can help you make a difference to people’s lives.

Thank you Brocastle Manor Care Home for taking part in this video.

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Mike Williams
Home Care Worker and Assistant Manager

Mike has worked in care for 12 years, and his passion is clear to see. A keen Welsh speaker, Mike believes that language plays an important role in the care setting.

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Jayne Jenkins
Domiciliary Care Worker

Jayne is a Domiciliary Care Worker and is part of Bridgend County Borough Council’s Bridgestart Scheme, enabling people have the correct level of care to stay safely in the home they wish to remain in.

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Jackie Moon
Domestic Assistant

Jackie was appointed Dementia Champion and contacted a local primary school to arrange for year six pupils to visit Cartref Porthceri Residential Home for Older People in Barry, every fortnight to spend time with the residents. The effect on the residents’ well-being has been remarkable. Not only has the project engaged and stimulated the residents, it has also increased the confidence of the young people.

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We work in care
#WeCareWales

"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.
Join us"

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