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13 January 2022

Introduction to social care

Are you considering working in social care? Do you feel you need to gain skills and understanding of the roles available? We are running a funded training programme for people interested in working in social care called an Introduction to social care. About the training  The three-day training is available for anyone living in Wales […]

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18 November 2021

The 2022 Accolades nomination deadline has been extended

Social Care Wales have now extended the closing date for applications for the 2022 Accolades, the awards that recognise, celebrate and share notable work in 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 […]

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6 September 2021

WeCare Children Instagram competition

Today we are launching a new competition on Instagram to find the childcare teams, play providers and childminders that go above and beyond for the children in their care. If you know a childcare team, play provider or childminder in Wales that deserves to be recognised for their efforts head over to Instagram to nominate […]

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1 September 2021

WeCare Wales Week 2021

11 – 17 October 2021 Between 11-17 October, WeCare Wales Week will shine a light on what working in social care, early years and childcare is really like. Highlighting the variety of jobs that are available, we will be holding events to support jobseekers, workers and employers across Wales. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to keep up-to-date […]

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27 August 2021

Billy the Superhero: Teacher resource

Children’s book In 2018, primary school pupils based in Gwent helped produce a bilingual book aimed at inspiring children to become the health and social care workers of the future. Blenheim Road Community Primary School pupils worked with the Gwent Regional Partnership Team, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Petra Publishing to produce Billy the […]

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4 August 2021

Employers, we are offering an Introduction to social care

Employers, we want to help support you. We are now offering an Introduction to social care. In response to concerns about the availability of workers as a result of Covid-19, we are offering a three-day training course called the Introduction to social care. This will allow people to gain knowledge and skills in the social […]

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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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