Real stories from real people
Find out if you have what it takes from our case studies below.
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.
Home Care Worker
Karima has worked as a home care worker for 15 years. Originally from Libya, Karima has a degree in Geology. As a single mother, she first got into care because it gave her the flexibility to care for her child, as well as others.
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.
#WeCareWales December 2020 TV Advert
WeCare Wales launches its new job portal with a TV advert at the forefront of the campaign.
A big thank you to Karima and Pineshield Health and Social Care for helping us create this special film.
For more information on working in social care, visit www.WeCare.wales/jobs
Dean Morgan, Pineshield Health and Social Care
“We’re not looking for a particular CV. We’re looking for people who are patient, who are willing to help others, and who want to go that extra mile to make a difference to people’s lives.”
If you fit the description, we want to hear from you. Check out our new jobs portal and find roles in your area: https://www.wecare.wales/jobs
Thank you to Pineshield Health and Social Care for taking part in this video.
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.
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.
Care Support Worker
Andrew is a dedicated, intuitive Care Support Worker who enriches and enhances the lives of every child and family he supports. He adapts his approach to every child, using communication tools to understand their thoughts, wishes, feelings and choices.
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.