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Social Worker

Social Worker

“If you want to make a positive difference in the community, a career as a social worker could be a perfect choice for you.”

Social Worker

To become a social worker you will need to study a three-year undergraduate degree or a two-year postgraduate degree in social work that is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You will also need to pass background checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a qualified social worker your job will be to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds and be able to gain their trust, in order to help them. Often you’ll be put in situations where your tact, patience and understanding will be needed and you’ll need to assess and cope with these situations in a sensitive and non-judgemental way.

Depending on your work, or caseload, you could support a wide range of social service users (clients) including older people, children and families facing difficult circumstances, people with mental or physical health issues and people facing housing issues.

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