4 June VQ Day 2014 VQ Day is a National celebration of vocational qualifications for students, teachers and employers. It shines a light on and recognises the millions of talented and skilled people throughout the UK who are awarded VQs. more…
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12 December Sustainable Social Services for Wales update The Novemeber update for Sustainable Social Services for Wales is now available. more…
11 December Care Council takes part in first joint regulators’ briefing event at Senedd The Care Council was one of 12 health and social care regulators who took part in an event at the Senedd to brief Assembly members about their work and key issues. more…
5 December Care Council welcomes independent review of Operation Jasmine The Care Council has welcomed First Minister Carwyn Jones’s announcement of an independent review into the issues and events surrounding Operation Jasmine. more…
2 December Latest workforce profile reports published The Care Council has published its latest profile reports for the social care workforce in Wales. Reports, based on data from the Register of Social Care Workers, are now available for social workers, adult care home managers, and the residential child care workforce. Not only do they provide a detailed picture of the registered workforce in Wales, but they also inform initiatives to develop and improve the workforce and provide public assurance. more…
29 November Care Council is key to making government vision a reality – Deputy Minister The Care Council is a close partner in helping the Welsh Government improve the well-being of people in Wales. That was one of the messages from the Deputy Minister for Social Services, Gwenda Thomas AM, when she attended an accountability meeting with the Care Council Board. more…
21 November Registrants – an opportunity to discuss the proposed National Institute of Care and Support As you may know, the Welsh Government is currently consulting on the future of regulation and inspection of care and support in Wales. The consultation will run until the 6 January 2014 and it is really important for you as registrants to submit your views on the proposed changes. more…
Information and news for social care workers
Welcome to the webpages for social care workers.
Profiles 2013 of the registered workforce
Each year the Care Council publishes a statistical profile of each of the registration roles with mandatory registration in Wales.
Workforce development update report October 2013
Keep up with work in progress.
Must read updates about standards and competencies of roles, qualifications and quality of learning.
Online services for applicants, registrants and employers
The Care Council online services for those currently registered, those applying for registration and social care employers.
Profile of residential child care managers and workers in Wales
This is the third profile of its kind and is based on data from the Register during June this year. It also reflects changes in this part of the workforce between July 2011 and June 2012.
Raising Standards in Social Care – a report on the professional regulatory work of the Care Council for Wales 2011–2012
The Care Council’s fourth overview report of how it is contributing to raising standards through its regulatory work is now available.
Easy Read Code of Practice
We’ve just published a new easy read Code of Practice which is available to download or in hard copy format. The Code was developed by VoiceAbility who worked with a learning disabilities easy-read translation team.
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