12 March Looked After Children - 2015 Summit 12 March 2015 10:30-15:30 - Llandrindod Wells - Looked After Children Summit more…
24 June Delivering Together: It’s about all of us Delivering Together: It’s about all of us more…
2 July Welsh Language in Health, Social Services and Social Care Awards 2015 Welsh Language in Health, Social Services and Social Care Awards 2015The search is on again for groups or individuals who have gone the extra mile to ensure that patients and services users receive services through the medium of Welsh as a natural part of their care. more…
26 March Care Council Board meeting Care Council meetings are open for the public to attend by prior arrangement. Please confirm beforehand with Llinos Bradbury on 029 20 780 540 or email@example.com more…
7 September IFSW European Seminar This International Federation of Social Workers seminar has a beginning, middle and future, bringing social workers together. more…
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30 January Looked-after children report reinforces importance of national social worker training framework Today’s report into looked-after children reinforces the importance of steps being taken to keep more experienced social workers on the frontline. more…
28 January ‘Not beyond us’ - World Cancer Day 2015 ‘Not beyond us’, World Cancer Day 2015 will take a positive and proactive approach to the fight against cancer, highlighting that solutions do exist across the continuum of cancer, and that they are within our reach. more…
25 January Misconduct case dropped against residential child care worker accused of underage sex A misconduct case against a residential child care worker has been dropped by a Care Council Conduct Committee in Cardiff. more…
21 January Care home manager struck off the register An adult care home manager has been struck off the Register of Social Care Workers for making offensive comments to a vulnerable resident in her care. more…
20 January Residential Child Care Seminars 2015 The Care Council is holding two Seminars for Residential Child Care Workers. more…
20 January Five reasons to apply for an Accolade There are so many good reasons to apply for an Accolade. Take a look at our top five reasons and visit our website to get started on your own application. more…
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Profiles of the registered workforce
Each year the Care Council publishes a statistical profile of each of the registration roles with mandatory registration in Wales.
The Social Care Manager Practice Guidance
The ‘must have’ practice guidance for all registered social care managers has now been launched.
It sets out exactly what’s expected of managers and is the cornerstone of good practice in Wales.
It will form the basis for more detailed practice guidance in the future.
Online services for registrants
The Care Council has launched online services for those currently registered, those applying for registration and social care employers. The services are available by choosing the MyCareCouncil option on this website. In trials, users have said the new system is ‘extremely useful and very accessible’, ‘easy-to-use and very secure’.
Journey of professionalisation
In its policy paper, Sustainable Social Services for Wales: A Framework for Action, the Welsh Government said: “We see the quality of professionals and their professionalism as central to responsive and sustainable social services... We have begun the journey of professionalisation .. we wish to extend and deepen this approach ...and we will take all care service mangers into this system.”
Supervising and Appraising Well
The Supervising and Appraising Well booklet has been produced to provide practical guidance, clarity, ideas and examples for everyone responsible for carrying out supervision and appraisal with social care workers.
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