Working with Adults
“This job is so rewarding because we can really see that we make a big difference to their lives.”
Izzy Evren, Health and Social Care student
Working with adults in social care can be challenging. But, for the right person, it can be really rewarding.
Work in social care and be the lifeline your community needs.
Working with adults
There are 65 different job roles that could be available to you in adult social care. These can see you working directly with individuals through to supervising teams of people. So, whatever your background or current skills, there’s likely to be something for you.
Choose and click on the sections below to learn more
Residential care offers people a home where they can get that extra care and support they might need.
Social services exist to provide support that’s focused on improving the well-being of families, children, adults and carers.
Home Care Services
Home care services provide a wide range of care and support for people living in their own homes.
Real stories from real people
Find out if you have what it takes from our case studies below.
Care Home Manager
After joining the sector in a part-time role, Lorna has been working in care for over 10 years but wishes she had considered it a lot sooner. Alongside her role as the manager of Meddyg Care Dementia Home in Criccieth, she shares her passion for the sector through her role as a WeCare Ambassador.
Amy left school with no qualifications and decided she wanted to make a difference to families’ relationships. As a qualified social worker, she now works to find forever homes for children and supports vulnerable families to cope with various issues.
Daytime Service Support Worker
Dan works predominantly with people with complex support requirements and/or behaviour which may challenge. He is sport and fitness crazy so is paired with people who have similar interests.
Job vacancies in care
Wales needs more social care workers.
Many people working in social care have made the jump from jobs such as hospitality or retail. Use your transferable skills and apply for roles in your area now.