Social work may not be the best paid industry and you may not always get a ‘thank you’ at the end of the day – especially when difficult decisions have to be made. However, social work is an incredibly rewarding career for those looking to give something back to society…
If you’re forever putting other people first then you may just have what it takes.
So, what social work job can I do?
Depending on your interests, qualifications, experiences and skills there is a huge selection of jobs to choose from.
We take a look at some social work industry job descriptions…
If years of watching children’s television have taught us anything, it’s that you should always look after others. As we grow older this message can be forgotten; however, if you like caring for people in your community a career as a social worker could be your calling.
Social worker job description
It’s a tough job and the starting pay is nothing to write home about but for many, being a care assistant is the most rewarding job there is. With our aging population, care assistants have never been more in demand.
Care assistant job description
They say that moving into a new home is one of the most stressful things you can do, so there’s nothing more satisfying than helping people to find somewhere to live. And that’s where housing officers come in… You could be saving vulnerable people and families from a tough life on the streets.
Housing officer job description
If you like helping others and love the thought of making a difference, a career as a support worker could be what you’re looking for... The role does exactly what it says on the tin – you provide support to individuals and their families, both emotionally and practically, so they can live happy, independent lives.
Support worker job description
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