Social Worker

What is the role

Social workers help to protect vulnerable children and adults from harm or abuse, and support people to live independently.

What does it involve

Your role might vary depending on if you work with children, families or adults. As a social worker, you could:

  • Offer information and counselling to clients and put together support plans
  • Help clients develop and maintain independent living skills
  • Support clients’ safety and take action to protect them when necessary
  • Work closely with communities, health professionals and other agencies
  • Meet with individuals and families to review their situation
  • Keep records, write reports and discuss cases with your supervisors

Salary range

from £37,000 to £49,000

Entry qualifications required

Degree in social work.

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