Social Work News

23 November 2022

Adult Mental Health and Social Workers

Every year, one in six people in the UK suffer from some form of mental health issue and many of these people have little support from family ...

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02 August 2022

Social Work/ Health and Social Care: Caring for those in need

Do you have a caring personality?   Although both health and social care and social work both involve caring for others, however, they are very different disciplines. For instance,

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25 April 2022

Is The Internet A Social Workers' Biggest Challenge?

The digital world and the ability to be on the internet plays a significant part in the life of modern-day society. There has been

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31 March 2022

Jobs in Health and Social Care / Social Work: Why a Master’s Degree Matters

Working in health and social care, youth and social work, or early years care require a great deal of dedication. While many graduates can get a good job with an undergraduate degree, it can be hugely beneficial to strengthen your skills...

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02 December 2021

Is Social Work a Good Career?

If you’re thinking about a career in social care, you’ll want to know the advantages and disadvantages of this line of work, as well as how to get started.We’ve put together this brief guide to help...

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13 September 2021

What skills does a social worker need?

Social workers focus on providing the necessary support to enable vulnerable people to retain independence and quality of life.Life experiences, illness and injury can make it more challenging for us to undertake everyday tasks. T...

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10 September 2021

Make a difference to your community with BA (Hons) Social Work

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 ...

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10 September 2021

Staying on Top of your Game – Why Self-Care is Important as a Social Worker

As a social worker you spend the majority of your time helping others and it can be easy to forget to look after yourself in the midst of it all. A social work career is a challenging one and can often be incredibly consuming, but if you...

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02 August 2021

Career Talk: The Real Pros and Cons of Social Work

Want to be a social worker? Here we give you the seriously honest pros and cons of serving communities and helping those who are vulnerable. Social work can move mountains, but it takes...

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05 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness for Social Workers: 5 Tips for Happiness

The role of social workers is often focused on the wellbeing of others, but how can they make sure they take care of themselves at work?Mental health awareness is important in every line of work. But for ...

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11 November 2020

Benefits of Personal Development and Social Worker Training

The University of Bolton’s MSc Social Care, Health and Wellbeing course can help you take a step up on the career ladder if you are an a...

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01 June 2020

What a career in Social Work looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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28 May 2020

Want a varied and rewarding profession centred on people?

Social work is a varied and rewarding profession centred on people. It offers careers working with children, young people and adults, supporting families, care leavers and older people, as well as those with mental health issues, learnin...

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