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1 October 2022

New course helps set more people on path to career in care

More than 30 people from the African community in Swansea have completed a three-day Introduction to social care course, to help set them on the pathway for a career in care. Two groups from the African Community Centre in Swansea completed the three-day online course, during which they learned about working in social care, which […]

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21 September 2022

Entries and nominations now open for 2023 Accolades awards

The 2023 Accolades awards are now open for entries and nominations and we want to hear about the good work that’s going on within 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 is […]

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1 March 2023

More than just words

To someone receiving care, it’s more than just words. Whether you speak a lot of Welsh or tipyn bach, using any Cymraeg will help create deeper connections as a care worker. Provide an ‘Active offer’? The ‘Active Offer’ means to provide a service in Welsh without having to ask for it. To not actively offer […]

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2 September 2022

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

More than 50 employers have signed up to a new scheme to help more people get work in social care. The scheme, which is run by WeCare Wales, will help anyone who’s completed the Introduction to Social Care programme get an interview, making it easier for them to get a job in social care. The scheme is a […]

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10 August 2022

The Prince’s Trust partnership programme: young people get bespoke introduction to social care career opportunities

Eleven young people from across Wales have received bespoke introduction to social care training, in our new partnership with The Prince’s Trust. It’s the first, in what will hopefully be an ongoing series of free training programmes between WeCare Wales and The Prince’s Trust to spark interest in a career in care among the young […]

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11 July 2022

Social care summer school: Pembrokeshire pupils get a taste of careers in social care

Pupils at Haverfordwest VC High School have been the first to receive a new type of introduction to social care training. The social care summer school is a training programme for schools, designed to get young people interested in a career in social care. More than 40 pupils across two year groups took part in […]

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