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Care industry can be one of the most rewarding

The care industry can be one of the most rewarding to work in and it provides a job for life to the right candidates. Care givers list job satisfaction, building friendships with those they work with and care for and the chance to further their qualifications as the key benefits of working in the profession. The recent ‘Social […]

We have signed up to help recruit 20,000 carers in Wales by 2030

We have recently (March, 2019) joined a growing list of care providers coming together to help recruit 20,000 carers in Wales by 2030. We are just one of hundreds of businesses that are getting behind the recently launched WeCare Wales campaign. Currently there are around 113,000 people in the social care sector and the number […]

Mel is appointed as our Newtown care ambassador

Mel Edwards who works as a carer at our Newtown office has been appointed as an ambassador for the industry and is offering free talks to schools and colleges in the area. The talks will provide an insight into the industry for any students interested in working in it in the future and will also […]

We’re supporting the nursing cadet scheme backed by Prince of Wales

We are supporting a new nursing cadet scheme launched by the Royal College of Nurses (RCN) and backed by the Prince of Wales. The scheme, which is being trialled in Wales in partnership with the Wales Army Cadet Force, is a step in the right direction as it is trying to attract young people to […]

We’re calling for more carers to help with winter pressure

We are calling for caring individuals to join our team to help look after the elderly and vulnerable during our busiest time of the year (February, 2019). The winter months are some of our busiest as the cold weather can affect our service users greatly. Pre and post-Christmas is our busiest time of the year, […]

We’re campaigning for careers in care to be taken more seriously

Many people may not like to admit it, but care work can often be portrayed as an undervalued profession and something people go into if they don’t have any qualifications, which is why we are consistently campaigning for it to be taken more seriously as a career. As well as being kind, caring, honest and […]

Jane climbs career ladder to Branch Manager

Jane Jones from Newtown has recently (November, 2018) been promoted to Branch Manager at our Newtown office. She joined us in 2014 as a Care Co-ordinator and worked her way up the career ladder to Operations Executive and now to Branch Manager where she will oversee staff and support them in their roles. The 34-year-old […]

A day in the life of a carer

Our carer, Dave Williams, from our Newtown branch is a keen poet in his spare time and has penned a poem all about a day in the life of a carer: A day in the life of a carer Woke up early this morning, To the sound of the alarm clock ring, Wondering to myself, […]

Ageing population means care work is a job for life

Care has become a job for life due to the on-going growth of the ageing population in the country (July, 2018). According to official statistics Wales has the fastest growing proportion of older people in the UK – by 2039 there will be 44% more people aged 65 and above compared to 2014. As a […]

Job seekers can find out about working in care at recruitment event

Machynlleth job seekers can find out what it is like to work in the care industry from experienced carers during our recruitment event at Machynlleth Job Centre on Maen Gwyn Street on Thursday, April 5 from 11am. At our recruitment events we think it’s really important for people interested in working for us to be […]