What is registration and how can you register?
Being registered with us means you are part of a professional workforce and can show that you have skills and knowledge that are vital to providing good care and support to the people of Wales.
Here's a quick guide video with essential information about being registered with Social Care Wales.
Find out more about why we register.
Applying to register
To register you need to make an application on our online system SCWonline.
Here’s a quick guide video to show you how to apply to register, with tips to help you through every stage of the online process.
Now you’re registered, what do you need to know?
Now that you're registered
By being registered you have shown you have the right values, skills and training. You will need to keep your registration up to date and can take part in the benefits of being a registered professional.
Here's a quick guide video about your responsibilities as a registered person.
Maintaining your registration
Its important you keep your registration details up to date, pay your fees and log your continuing professional development (CPD).
Here's a quick guide video about how to keep your registration up to date using your SCWonline account.
Information for employers and endorsers
Help your staff to register
The deadline for registration of adult care home workers is October 2022. It’s a legal requirement for all workers to register by this date. We can hold or help you hold group events where your staff can apply to register on SCWonline, called registration surgeries.
Here is a quick guide video about how to run your own surgeries or to prepare for any surgeries run by us.
To be able to register people we need to work with employers to check and collect information to make sure that only those fit to practise are on the Register.
Here's a quick guide video for employers to understand how to manage any requests we make and actions we need you to take.
It’s time to register for a lot of people, to help we have created some case study videos showing what real people working in social care have to say about registering with us.
Here's a quick guide video about Highfield Care Home's experience of registering.
Here's a quick guide video about Hengoed Care’s experience of registering.
For more information, the below posters/ leaflets are available for you to download and use in your workplace: