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23 August 2021

How WeCare Wales can help you

What is WeCare Wales?

WeCare Wales is the national attraction, recruitment and retention programme for social care and early years. It aims to raise the profile of the care workforce. 

WeCare Wales showreel

Real Stories

More than 50 videos have been created to highlight the value of working in care.  Case studies of Social Workers, Home Care Workers, Nursery Managers, Childminders and many more showcase the wide range of opportunities available in care:

WeCare Wales gallery

Please contact us if you know someone who has a great story to share!

WeCare Wales Jobs Portal

The WeCare Wales Jobs Portal is a free on-line resource advertising all jobs in care. Jobseekers can search for care vacancies in their area. 

A Question of Care

Jobseekers are encouraged to try the ‘A Question of Care: a Career for YOU’ quiz. This is a values-based on-line learning resource where people can experience what it’s like working in care. Once two of the challenges have been completed, a personalised report is produced on how well the individuals values are suited to working in care.

Why not use this resource as part of a values-based recruitment exercise?

A Question of Care logo

Introduction to Social Care Training

Piloted across South West Wales, this training programme helps jobseekers gain an insight into working in care and provides foundational learning to help them as they begin their career in care. This training programme is now available across Wales:

Introduction to Social Care Training

How to access resources and support

The WeCare Wales website has information about working with children and adults in Wales. People can learn about the roles available and watch videos of real people’s experiences working in these roles.

The website also includes a stakeholder toolkit with ready to use materials. Use the materials on your website to help showcase the world of care and guide people to the wealth of information that’s available.

To access the stakeholder toolkit, visit:  
Username: Stakeholders
Password: Toolkit_WeCare!

WeCare Ambassadors

WeCare Ambassadors are individuals that are currently working in the sector. They help bring to life what working in care is really like by sharing their story. WeCare Ambassadors are available to visit pupils in schools, colleges, and career events across Wales.

Please contact us if you know someone who would like to become a WeCare Ambassador!

Find a job in care

If you’re thinking of a career in care, take a look at our jobs board to get an idea of the type of roles available.