Social Work News

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

How Social Workers can change the futures of young people

Working for the community is a rewarding job, whether you’re a volunteer or full-time worker, it always feels good to help other people. For frontline social workers, helping others is their first priority, whether that be assisting a ...

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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

Degrees in Social Work: There Are Still Spaces Left

There’s still time to apply for a Social Work degree at the University of Bolton. We have many courses that are still taking applicants at this late st...

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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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09 September 2021

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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12 August 2021

Why the World Needs Social Workers & Care Workers

Do you love helping others? Social work or social care roles could be your calling…it’s not too late to apply for a degree! The role of social...

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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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19 July 2021

What Child Social Work Role Would Suit You Best

Social work jobs, in particular those that specifically involve working with children can be incredibly challenging. Many roles include working with sensitive issues at what can be particularly difficult times for the f...

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24 May 2021

Your 5 Step Plan for Becoming a Better Social Worker

Want to improve your social work practice and increase your chances of progression? Here’s a simple 5 step plan to follow…At the University of Bolton, we believe in nurturing talent...

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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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14 April 2021

Microvolunteering (and its Impact on Human Society)

Acts of kindness can change the world…here’s how you can get involved for Microvolunteering Day this April 15th!There are so many reasons to help others, and every year on April 15th

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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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