Social Workers provide help, support and advice to vulnerable people in the community, they work with families and individuals to help them to improve their lives. They will also work closely with other organisations such as schools, hospitals and probation services to ensure that children, older people and vulnerable adults are given the support required to improve their circumstances.
You will need a degree in social work that is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council.
- Excellent communication and people skills
- The ability to listen and understand and find suitable solutions to situations
- The ability to relate to people of all ages
- A non-judgemental attitude
- Excellent organisational skills
- Tact and perseverance
- The ability to assess a situation and take appropriate action
- Good computer literacy and administrative skills
£24,000 to £25,000