Careers in social care, early years and social work

Our careers pages offer information about the different career options as well as useful resources to help you get your career started.Care Council for Wales

Do you have a specific career path or job role in mind?

Social care

A career in social care could be for you if you value other people, are interested in making sure that they are able to live independently and with dignity, and if you wish to develop yourself through work based training and qualifications.

> A career in social care 

Early years and childcare

A career in early years and childcare could be for you if you are interested in helping children from birth to school age reach their full potential by encouraging their development. A range of training options are available, including apprenticeships and college or work based qualifications.

> A career in early years and childcare 

Social work

A career in social work could be a great choice for you if you are a clear thinking, determined, and mature person who is easy to trust, good at assessing situations, can stay calm in a crisis and able to complete the required training; a degree or Masters degree in Social Work.

> A career in social work

Further information 

Our resources page lists all of our career materials and contains a wealth of information in a range of formats, including booklets and videos.

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Useful links

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