- What training is available for returners? (CC article from 2006)
- How much admin work is involved in the job?
- How can you gain employment in children’s social work (what qualifications are needed)?
- What advice can you give to help in an interview/application process?
- How easy is it to transfer between adult and children’s social care?
- Where/How can I get work experience? (Shadowing a social worker)
- How do you handle difficult situations? We have lots of content on this: try How to deal with personality clashes or How to deal with intimidating families
Careers advice for aspiring children’s social workers
About Kirsty McGregorKirsty McGregor is Community Care's workforce editor. She reports daily on social workers' pay and conditions, education, training, career progression, registration and fitness to practise. This includes issues affecting newly qualified social workers across the UK and the recent development of the assessed and supported year in employment (ASYE) in England. She is also responsible for producing job hunting and career progression advice.
The Social Work blog covers the challenges facing Britain’s 2m-strong social care workforce: everything from pay and working conditions to stress and the latest social work conduct cases.
It is written by beat editor Kirsty McGregor
Email: Kirsty McGregor
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