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22 November 2020

WeCare Wales Week: Day seven – Celebrating our carers!

This week we have highlighted some stories about the exceptional carers we have here in Wales. Here, we celebrate our workforce and thank them for their commitment, kindness and care.

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21 November 2020

WeCare Wales Week: Day six – in the community

There are a range of caring roles available in the community, offering opportunities for career development working with children and adults. There are many routes into working in the care sector. Here, we share stories from people that have joined the care sector from retail, health and criminology, as well as sharing how they have […]

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20 November 2020

WeCare Wales Week: Day five – Care Homes

Care homes, also known as residential care homes, are where adults can live with the extra care and support they might need. They aim to create a homely and welcoming environment for their residents, their family and friends, and staff. In addition to accommodation, they offer a wide range of activities for residents to enjoy, […]

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19 November 2020

WeCare Wales Week: Day four – Social Services

Social services exist to provide support that’s focused on improving the well-being of families, children, adults and carers. Social workers are fully qualified. They’re trained in giving support which can help people make changes and solve personal and social problems. Here, we share stories from some of the amazing people working in social services across […]

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18 November 2020

WeCare Wales Week: Day three – Early Years and Childcare

There are many different opportunities and places where you can work in both early years and children’s social care. Here, we share stories from some of the amazing people working with children across Wales.

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17 November 2020

WeCare Wales Week: Day two – Home Care

Home care is also known as domiciliary care. These services provide essential care and support for people who live in their own homes.  This support is built around people’s needs and routines to helps them remain in their home in a safe and supported way. Here, we share stories from some of the amazing people […]

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10 November 2020

Winner of the first WeCare Wales award announced!

Sandra Stafford, a foster carer from Conwy County Borough Council, has been named the winner of the first WeCare Wales award at this year’s Accolades. The WeCare Wales award went to Sandra after she was nominated for the award by social workers Danielle Dally and Sarah Vater. In their nomination, Danielle and Sarah described Sandra […]

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16 November 2020

WeCare Wales Week 2020

WeCare Wales Week will shine a light on what working in social care, early years and childcare is really like. From today (16 November) we are highlighting the variety of jobs that are available in Wales. Care workers will share their experiences of how they started their career in care, what it’s like working in […]

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24 September 2020

New and easy way to publish job vacancies on our jobs portal

Social care employers, we have made it easier for you to list your current social care jobs on our jobs portal. Now more than ever, people are needed to provide care and support to those who are vulnerable in our communities. To help you find the right people to fill your vacancies and support your […]

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22 September 2020

WeCare Wales award

Voting is now open to choose a winner for the inaugural WeCare Wales award. The award is part of the Accolades, awards that Social Care Wales organise that recognise, celebrate and share excellent social care and early years in Wales. The WeCare Wales award is new for 2020 and is the first time the Accolades […]

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25 August 2020

Special event for care home staff in the Vale of Glamorgan

Last week, Chemical Corporation (UK) Ltd held a special event at Barry Island Pleasure Park in honour of NHS and care home staff across the Vale of Glamorgan. With 1,100 people registered to attend the invitation only event, locals were certainly looking forward to enjoying the free rides and discounted food at the amusement park […]

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19 August 2020

Gaining training and qualifications while working in care

Around one in 17 adults in Wales work in social care, early years or childcare – that’s around 113,000 people! If you have a positive attitude and a commitment to care for others, then for most roles you can gain any training and qualifications you need on the job. Kayleigh Evans, a Senior Childcare Worker […]

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