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25 October 2022

Apprenticeship Awards Cymru 2022

Investing in staff development sees new business boom for award finalist… Launching a new business at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic has turned out to be an industry-leading decision for a Carmarthen-based day care provider. As the world wrestled with lockdowns and restrictions, Rebecca Davies launched Willow Daycare on the grounds of Glangwili General […]

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1 October 2022

New course helps set more people on path to career in care

More than 30 people from the African community in Swansea have completed a three-day Introduction to social care course, to help set them on the pathway for a career in care. Two groups from the African Community Centre in Swansea completed the three-day online course, during which they learned about working in social care, which […]

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21 September 2022

Entries and nominations now open for 2023 Accolades awards

The 2023 Accolades awards are now open for entries and nominations and we want to hear about the good work that’s going on within 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 is […]

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5 September 2022

Welsh language within care

By enhancing the workforce’s Welsh language skills, knowledge and understanding of bilingualism, we can help deliver better care services for everyone. What is the ‘Active offer’? The ‘Active Offer’ means to provide a service in Welsh without having to ask for it. To not actively offer Welsh language services may result in people’s dignity and […]

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2 September 2022

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

More than 50 employers have signed up to a new scheme to help more people get work in social care. The scheme, which is run by WeCare Wales, will help anyone who’s completed the Introduction to Social Care programme get an interview, making it easier for them to get a job in social care. The scheme is a […]

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10 August 2022

The Prince’s Trust partnership programme: young people get bespoke introduction to social care career opportunities

Eleven young people from across Wales have received bespoke introduction to social care training, in our new partnership with The Prince’s Trust. It’s the first, in what will hopefully be an ongoing series of free training programmes between WeCare Wales and The Prince’s Trust to spark interest in a career in care among the young […]

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