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Chance for new parents to get back to work

We appreciate that it’s not easy for parents returning to work after having children. We are setting up a returners’ programme for mums and dads to help normalise the hiring of those returning to work after having children. Lots of candidates for the roles we have to offer do not feel confident enough to apply […]

There’s no age limit for a career in care

More people than ever are working in care into their fifties, sixties and beyond, which is a positive reflection of our ageing society. We fully appreciate the value that older workers bring, including career and general life experience. Many of them are looking for more flexible work to fit around their lifestyles. We welcome the […]

Why caring is a career for all genders

Unfortunately, due to outdated stereotypes, many people believe caring is a career mostly suited to women. This is because they’re seen as the more kind and caring genders. However, we have lots of male staff members who are equally as kind, caring and professional. We have many male service users and having male carers helps […]

Call for carers for our busiest time of 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, 2020. Autumn and winter are our busiest times of the year. This year, we have the added pressure of the coronavirus pandemic. As the weather […]

Community carers needed for roles in their neighbourhoods

People wishing to make a real difference to the neighbourhoods where they live are being invited to take up a paid role in care within their own communities (August 2020). We have carer positions available across Wales and these jobs are highly skilled, well-paid and emotionally rewarding. Becoming a carer in the community where you […]

Care is job for life in Wales

Care roles represent jobs for life in economically uncertain times and with the threat of a recession following in the aftermath of COVID-19 (July, 2020). According to experts, unemployment figures will continue to rise with the young and those who work for non-essential retailers and in tourism, catering and hospitality potentially suffering the most. There […]

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. […]

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 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 […]