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26 July 2021

Flexible study opens up careers in social work

The Open University has teamed up with employers across Wales to offer a work-based route to a degree in social work. As an Open University student you can study at a pace that suits you, allowing you to balance the course with your other responsibilities. Once you graduate, you will be eligible to apply for […]

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22 July 2021

Foster Wales: Working together to build better futures for local children

Local authorities come together to boost number of foster carers in Wales as over a third (39%) of welsh adults claim they have considered fostering Local Authority fostering services in Wales have joined forces to become ‘Foster Wales’; teams across the nation combine their efforts and expertise to significantly increase the number and diversity of […]

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20 July 2021

How has the pandemic changed childcare?

Alwena, the deputy leader of Cylch Meithrin Rhostryfan, recently shared some of the challenges they’ve overcome during the pandemic.   Introduce yourself and your role in Cylch Meithrin Rhostryfan… My name is Alwena, also known as Anti Wena, and I work at Cylch Meithrin Rhostryfan in Gwynedd. I look after children between the ages of […]

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30 June 2021

Mudiad Meithrin to hold Welsh language sessions for Traveller, Gypsy and Roma children

Mudiad Meithrin have received a grant from the National Lottery Community Fund to start Ti a Fi provision on Traveller, Gypsy and Roma sites in south-east Wales. As it is Traveller, Gypsy and Roma month, this innovative scheme will help to promote and strengthen the community’s relationship with the Welsh language in Wales, by introducing […]

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16 June 2021

WeCare Wales Career Cards

To help showcase the various care roles available working with children and adults in Wales, we have launched WeCare Wales Career Cards. Our Career Cards provide information about roles in care, working with children and adults in Wales. Each card has a unique QR code that links to more information on our website, including videos of […]

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10 June 2021

Nurse of the Year Awards

Royal Collage of Nursing in Wales: Nurse of the Year Awards 2021 The Nurse of the Year Awards recognise innovation and excellence in practice, acknowledging the outstanding efforts, commitment, and achievements made by the whole of the nursing community across Wales. Nominations are now open for nurses, midwives, nursing students, and health care support workers across […]

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1 June 2021

Safeguarding

Safeguarding is about knowing what to do if you think someone may be at risk of abuse, harm or neglect. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. This video is an introduction to safeguarding for anyone thinking about joining the social care and early years workforce… For more information about learning and understanding safeguarding, visit Social Care Wales […]

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12 May 2021

Apprenticeships in care: Earn while you learn

Information about apprenticeships in care.

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10 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week

Coleg Gwent students volunteer with Mind Matters Mind Matters is a Big Lottery funded project run by Volunteering Matters that aims to support the mental health and wellbeing of young people through a volunteer training programme. The project equips 16-24’s with the knowledge and skills to deliver mental health awareness activities to their peers. The […]

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21 April 2021

Launch of care worker card

Social Care Wales have launched The Care Worker Card. All care workers in Wales are being offered an updated recognition card that identifies them as key workers and gives them access to money-saving offers. It is the next version of a similar card launched last year to help support care workers as they faced huge personal […]

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18 March 2021

Step into Social Care with City & Guilds

Discover how your skills and talents might make you the perfect fit for a social care career, and get careers advice on how to search for a job and ace an interview. At the end of the course, you will receive a digital badge from City & Guilds which you can use to prove your training and showcase your skills.

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17 March 2021

Carers encouraged to become an ambassador and help inspire others

The WeCare Wales campaign is calling on passionate social care and early years and childcare employees to become ambassadors for the sector, sharing their experiences to motivate and inspire others to consider a career in care. The role of a WeCare Ambassador is to raise the profile of the social care and early years sector. […]

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