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Careers in the Care Sector

Are you interested in a career in the care sector?  Do you think you are a kind a caring person?  Then care work could be your next step!


There are many different carer roles in many different settings within the Vale of Glamorgan and beyond.  This page highlights local training and development opportunities as well as career information from sector specific websites.


Vale of Glamorgan's Fast Track to Care Programme

The Vale of Glamorgan's Social Care Workforce Development Team have setup a FREE programme of training for those with little or no experience in social care to enter employment in this sector.

To apply for the programme, click on the link below or contact the Vale's Social Care Workforce Development Team on the details below.


Vale's FREE Fast Track to Care Programme








NHS Wales has a specific area for support and guidance on careers in the NHS and the care sector.  Their interactive town 'Careersville' website provides information on health and social care careers.


Check out their website for more information.


NHS Wales - Careersville




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WeCare Wales provides advice about working in social care with adults and children in Wales, including the qualifications you need for different roles.


They provide a Careers Quiz, links to apprenticeships and jobs within the care professions.  Click on the links below to find out more.


WeCare Wales Home Page          WeCare Wales Careers Quiz


WeCare Wales Apprenticeships    WeCare Wales Jobs


A students guide to social care




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