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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.

WeCare Children Instagram competition
WeCare Children logo

We are launching a new competition on Instagram this September to find the childcare teams, play providers and childminders that go above and beyond for the children in their care.

Members of the public will be asked to nominate a childcare team, play provider or childminder that they feel deserves to be recognised for their efforts.

To nominate a provider, they’ll need to: 

  • post an image of their nominee on Instagram
  • share why they’re nominating them
  • tag @gofalwncymrucares using the competition hashtags #PlantGofalwn and #WeCareChildren

A panel of judges will then whittle them down to six finalists and the winner will be chosen by a public vote during WeCare Wales Week from 11 to 17 October 2021.

Start your career in care event

Start your career in care
Tuesday 12 October
10-11am

Join us at this event to learn about the world of care and the opportunities available in your area. 

Chloe Paterson - Daytime support worker

In this event we will be:

  • introducing you to the world of care
  • WeCare Ambassador will be sharing their story about what working in care is really like
  • learning about the opportunities that are available in your area
  • sharing what resources WeCare Wales have to offer.

Sign up to this event through Eventbrite:
www.Eventbrite.co.uk/e/166686556979

Employers Portal Webinar

Employers Portal webinar
Thursday 14 October
11:30-12pm

The WeCare Wales’ jobs portal is a free, one-stop platform where employers can post their current care vacancies quickly and easily.

Employers Portal image

In this webinar employers will learn to:

  • set up a profile
  • post a job
  • edit, duplicate and share vacancies
  • access the employers toolkit.

Since the launch of the jobs portal last year, thousands of care jobs have been shared, making it the destination for jobseekers looking for work in care in Wales. We hope the new employers portal helps employers manage their vacancies more efficiently.

Sign up to this event through Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/165148281957

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