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Carer spotlight: Jackie Price

Carer: Jackie Price Specialism: Jackie is responsible for following up on all recruitment enquiries we receive into our Bangor office and ensuring that successful enquiries are fully compliant with our recruitment process. Branch: Bangor Time in the industry: Fifty-year-old Jackie previously worked as a Regional Manager and was promoted to the role of Recruiter in […]

Stacey, Amy, Siwan and Ruby urge young people to sign up to become carers

Ruby Vaughan-Norris from our Ystradgynlais branch, Siwan James from our Newtown office, Amy Dowd from our Flintshire office and Stacey Elliot who works for our Ebbw Vale branch are encouraging more young people to consider a career in the care industry. According to the Social Care Wales workforce survey, 11% of social care workers in […]

We welcome news that young are keen on care

We are looking to attract more under 30s into the industry in Wales. A recent report revealed the young are most likely to consider a social care career (October, 2019). The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) recently surveyed 2,020 people in England and found half of people aged 18-24 (57%) and 25-34 (56%) […]

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. […]

Tips for carers on looking after their mental wellbeing

A survey by Carers UK of more than 3,000 unpaid carers looking after family members revealed that 84% never expected to become a carer. Caring for someone, alongside work and family commitments, can be physically and emotionally overwhelming. It can cause added stress and tension in your life. It’s vital that you have methods in […]

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 […]

We’re warning people against using untrained carers

We’re concerned thousands of elderly and vulnerable people are being cared for by untrained staff after it was revealed experts fear 500,000 inexperienced carers are advertising services online (July, 2019). Our service users are in safe hands with ours fully trained carers and anyone seeking care for themselves or a loved-one should always use a […]

Alfred pens poem to thank his carers

Our service user, Alfred Tubb, from Killay has thanked his carers who look after him with an original poem. The 96-year-old is looked after by our carers Kelly Barrow, Beverley Davies, Jayne Williams, Kimberley Corrick and Daniele Thomas and is able to remain independent at home because of their care. We were extremely impressed with […]

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 […]

Our carers are rewarded for bringing new staff on board

Our carers have been given an incentive to help bring new workers on board. Current staff can refer a friend to join the team and receive £200 in high street vouchers to spend on anything they like. One of the best places to source employees is from the care givers who already work for us, […]