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Carer spotlight: Jessica Thompson

Carer: Jessica Thompson Specialism: Jessica joined us in 2018. She is responsible for spot checks, medication checks, carrying out risk assessments, supervisions and appraisals and assisting with rostering of staff. Branch: Ystradgynlais Time in the industry: Twenty-seven-year-old Jessica, who lives in Ystalyfera, said: “I am thrilled to be a part of the Abacare team. It […]

Carer spotlight: Tracey Webster

Carer: Tracey Webster Specialism: Celebrating 30 years in the care industry Branch: Flintshire Time in the industry: Tracey began her career in care in 1989 as a care worker. She progressed up the ranks and became Abacare’s Registered Manager at its new Flintshire branch in 2019. She said: “Care work is the most fulfilling role […]

We’re searching for 100 new carers at recruitment open day

We’re looking for 100 new new carers to help keep the elderly and vulnerable at home in Wales. It’s vital people who wish to remain living at home are able to do so. Evidence suggests those who do have a better and more fulfilling life as they are surrounded by their own things, family, friends […]

Care jobs for former Triumph employees

We are offering employees losing jobs following the Triumph Furniture closure in Merthyr Tydfil a lifeline as we are looking for new care staff to start immediately with retraining provided (October, 2019). This is a great opportunity for those who have found themselves out of work to retrain in another industry and we are hosting […]

We’re calling for more carers as we head into our busiest time of the year

We are calling for more carers to join us as we enter our busiest period of the year with a target to take on 100 new employees by November 1, 2019. We’re looking for kind and caring individuals to take on a job in care and help look after our elderly and vulnerable service users. […]

William encourages more men to sign up to become carers

William Betters from our Flintshire office says he wants to break the stereotype that a position in care is more suited to women and is encouraging more men to become carers. The 49-year-old has worked as a care worker for five years. He looks after the elderly and vulnerable in the area. He said: “It’s […]

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 […]