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18 November 2021

The 2022 Accolades nomination deadline has been extended

Social Care Wales have now extended the closing date for applications for the 2022 Accolades, the awards that recognise, celebrate and share notable work in social work, social care and childcare, play and early years in Wales. If you’re a team, group or organisation in the public, private, voluntary or co-operative sectors in Wales, this […]

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16 November 2021

National Safeguarding Week

If you’re thinking of getting a job in social care or early years and childcare, take a look at Social Care Wales’s new online training to help you spot signs of abuse, harm or neglect of children or adults. Social Care Wales’s bilingual e-learning package will give you a practical understanding of safeguarding. After completing […]

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1 November 2021

Winner of the WeCare Children competition announced

We launched a competition on Instagram to find the childcare teams, play providers and childminders that go above and beyond for the children in their care in Wales. On 15 October, following a public vote, Gaynor Richards was crowned the winner of the first WeCare Children competition. Gaynor Richards is a Childminder from Llandysul. She […]

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20 October 2021

Careersville

NHS Wales have launched an innovative, fully bilingual platform to showcase the wide range of career opportunities available in health and social care in Wales. Careersville is a digital village that allows learners to navigate their way through a series of buildings to gain information on different health and care roles. Learners can access resources, […]

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4 October 2021

Mudiad Meithrin’s Annual Awards Ceremony

Raising the profile of the early years workforce in Wales is key to attracting and recruiting more workers into the childcare sector – especially through the medium of Welsh – and to show a wider audience the benefits of working in a sector that makes a positive difference to the lives of young children in […]

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22 September 2021

Employer Portal

Our employer portal is now live! Employers, we’ve made it easier for you to publish and manage your vacancies in one place, along with your list of applicants. Visit our Submit a job page to create a profile – it takes less than a minute. Once approved, you can post your vacancies free of charge […]

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20 September 2021

Introduction to social care

We are running a funded training course for people interested in working in social care. About the training course The four-day training course is available for anyone living in Wales and it will take place on-line with a tutor. You will need to be available to attend the four full days of training. The training […]

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6 September 2021

WeCare Children Instagram competition

Today we are launching a new competition on Instagram to find the childcare teams, play providers and childminders that go above and beyond for the children in their care. If you know a childcare team, play provider or childminder in Wales that deserves to be recognised for their efforts head over to Instagram to nominate […]

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1 September 2021

WeCare Wales Week 2021

11 – 17 October 2021 Between 11-17 October, WeCare Wales Week will shine a light on what working in social care, early years and childcare is really like. Highlighting the variety of jobs that are available, we will be holding events to support jobseekers, workers and employers across Wales. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to keep up-to-date […]

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27 August 2021

Billy the Superhero: Teacher resource

Children’s book In 2018, primary school pupils based in Gwent helped produce a bilingual book aimed at inspiring children to become the health and social care workers of the future. Blenheim Road Community Primary School pupils worked with the Gwent Regional Partnership Team, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Petra Publishing to produce Billy the […]

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4 August 2021

Employers, we are offering an introduction to social care training programme!

In response to concerns about the availability of workers as a result of Covid-19, we are offering an introduction to social care training programme to try and fast track people into jobs. We are running a free four-day training course for people interested in working in social care.   About the training The four-day training […]

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