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24 October 2023

New Welsh language level checker available for social care workers

Social care workers in Wales can now use a free online tool to assess their Welsh language skills. Social Care Wales have worked with the National Centre for Learning Welsh to develop a ‘Level Checker’ for the social care sector. The Level Checker is an online assessment to help you find out your Welsh language level […]

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24 July 2023

2023 Caring in Welsh award finalists

Find out more about the award that celebrates those who provide care through the medium of Welsh and vote for the winner What is the Caring in Welsh award? The Caring in Welsh Award is a Social Care Wales annual award that recognises, celebrates and shares the work of those who’ve made a real difference […]

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9 June 2023

Encouraging Welsh speakers to consider a career in care

The National Eisteddfod is the highlight of the cultural calendar in Wales. On Thursday 10 August, we are delighted to sponsor this unique festival by creating a Care Day. With this partnership we hope to attract Welsh speakers of all levels to consider a career in care. Come and meet us at this lively festival. […]

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June 2023

Nominations are now open for the 2023 Caring in Welsh award

Search begins for workers providing excellent care and support in Welsh We are sponsoring this year’s Caring in Welsh award. The award recognises and celebrates workers who make a positive difference to people’s lives by providing care and support through the medium of Welsh. It is open to any paid workers who work in social […]

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7 June 2023

A students guide to social care

Are you thinking about working in care? Do you think you have the right skills? Find out if care could be your perfect career with our interactive guide to social care. This guide showcases the different roles available in social care and provides information on the various pathways into the sector. WeCare Wales – make […]

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19 May 2023

New free course helps social care workers learn Welsh

Social care workers in Wales can now learn Welsh for free thanks to a new online course. Social Care Wales have created the Camau course in partnership with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and the National Centre for Learning Welsh especially for people working in social care. It offers bitesize, flexible learning that […]

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28 April 2023

WeCare Wales – story so far

WeCare Wales aims to raise awareness and understanding of social care and early years, childcare and play who support some of the most vulnerable people in our society. Both sectors play a critical role in maintaining people’s well-being, independence and for children, supporting them to develop and grow. In this report we explain how this programme […]

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3 April 2023

Swansea’s African Community Centre

Award-winning programme helps 35 members of Swansea’s African Community Centre get jobs in care More than 70 members of Swansea’s African Community Centre have completed the award-winning WeCare Wales Introduction to social care programme, to help set them on the pathway to a career in care. Of those, 35 have since gone on to work […]

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