What a career in Social Work looks like
01 Jun 20
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15 August 2020
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Making a difference in the world is something many people try and do. One way you can help others is by becoming a social worker.
This rewarding role in communities will have you working with families and individuals who need some help to better their own life. Whether that be mending broken bonds between family members, or keeping a watchful eye on vulnerable youth, this varied role ensures you and your skillset will be put to good use in the local area.
The University of Bolton provides a Social Work course whereby you gain knowledge and all the skills necessary to have a successful and enjoyable career. By combining University learning, work-based practice placements and ongoing professional skills development, our expert team will support you as you learn to bring about positive changes for individuals, families and communities.
Social Work offers a variety of rewarding careers working with children, young people, adults, and supporting families. Our BA (Hons) Social Work focuses on helping you learn to use your professional judgement and build relationships, both with the individuals and communities you serve as well as with colleagues from other professions and services.
The University of Bolton focuses on preparing you to become a confident, highly competent, compassionate and professional social worker. On successful completion of this qualification, you’ll be able to use your professional expertise to work, assess, plan, implement, evaluate and intervene, putting the needs of people first, and ensuring their voice is central to decision making. You’ll be ready to maintain professional and ethical standards while supporting positive change in people's lives in order to improve their wellbeing and independence.
Are you interested in studying Social Work? If you want to find out more information about the Social Work courses the University of Bolton has on offer, you can browse them all by clicking here