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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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24 March 2023

Micro Care Monmouthshire

Monmouthshire Council, in partnership with the Gwent Regional Partnership Team, have developed a supplementary way of delivering care and support in the community, by supporting people to become self-employed care workers. Recruiting home care workers in rural areas like Monmouthshire has historically proven a challenge. The pilot hopes to enable additional care capacity across the […]

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15 March 2023

Social care recruitment bus set to hit the road

A new recruitment bus that looks to help people take their first steps into the social care sector, is touring Gwent this year. Coinciding with World Social Work Day, the bus will set off on Tuesday 21 March, stopping outside Morrisons supermarket in Cwmbran between the hours of 10am and 2pm. Visitors to the bus […]

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7 March 2023

Social workers invited to Powys recruitment events

If you’re looking for a new opportunity in social work, then Powys County Council has some great opportunities. Social workers are invited to attend recruitment events to find out about the job opportunities across children and adult services. There are some great benefits of working for Powys County Council, including manageable caseloads, flexible working, dedicated […]

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March 2023

How a little bit of Welsh makes a big difference in Social care

From personal care, to help with day-to-day tasks, running activities or even just having a chat, workers in the care sector make a real difference every day to the lives of the people they care for. And a big part of offering quality care is making sure that, everyone has the opportunity to be cared […]

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1 February 2023

Mudiad Meithrin’s AwDUra project

At the end of April last year Mudiad Meithrin launched ‘AwDUra’ – a new project aimed at encouraging Welsh-language voices from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities to write stories for young children in Welsh. Two big names from the world of writing and publishing in Wales – Jessica Dunrod and Manon Steffan Ros have […]

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