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Care work will always be available

We are reassuring our current and future staff about the stability of our care work after it was revealed that a new home care model has been proposed by Gwynedd Council (August, 2019). The new model would see private care companies, like us, put themselves forward to take on some of the care services in […]

We’re celebrating five years providing care in Powys

Our staff at our Powys office are celebrating (May, 2019) reaching five years of successfully delivering the main care contract in the county. We won the contract to provide care services for Powys County Council in 2014. What a fantastic five years we have had in Powys. It has been hugely successful, and our dedicated […]

We’re hosting #ChangeLives care awareness week

We are hosting our first ever #ChangeLives week to raise awareness of what it is like to work in the care industry and how rewarding it can be. We want to change people’s preconceived ideas about the industry and are hosting the week on social media from May 20 until 24 and will be using […]

Karen clocks up 30 years of care work

A member of staff at our Ystradgynlais office has shown that care work can be a job for life after celebrating 30 years of working in the industry (April, 2019). Karen Howell began her career as a carer for Powys County Council’s domiciliary care services in 1989 and worked for 25 years there, before joining […]

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’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 […]

Parents to work around children thanks to returners programme

We have launched a campaign this month (December, 2018) to help parents return to work after having their children. We want to encourage full-time parents back into the work place with our new returners programme. We appreciate that it’s not easy for parents returning to work after having kids,so we are setting up a returners […]

Scott follows in his mum’s footsteps to become a care giver

Scott Renney from Aberdare has followed in his mum’s footsteps and recently (September, 2018) joined our team at our Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) office as a care giver. Eighteen-year-old Scott was recommended to us by his mum Debbie Renney as part of our refer a friend scheme. He said: “I am thrilled to have joined […]

People losing retail jobs can transfer their skills to care

Kkills like good customer service gained in other industries are highly sought after in the care sector and we are urging anyone made redundant from a retail role to get in touch. We want to reassure job seekers thinking of joining the care industry that many of the skills they already have are transferable between […]

We offer chance to gain paid QCF training

People wishing to gain qualifications, training and careers in care can be paid to do so by us. New recruits can undertake training in the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) at level two and progress to level three as well as take on on-the-job training. We offer QCF level two training as standard to all […]