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Workers in this unit group perform a variety of welfare-related professional occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 244: Welfare Professionals.

Tasks

  • Provides activities to assist young people develop and fulfil their potential as individuals and within the community
  • Advises and supports families experiencing stress or crisis
  • Acts as an advocate for and represents individuals and families at tribunals and similar hearings
  • Oversees, supervises and provides counselling for the process of adoption
  • Mentors and counsels those with mental health problems
  • Provides rehabilitation services to individuals
  • Manages volunteers and part-time workers, and liaises with other relevant professionals
  • Keeps records and controls budgets.

Entry Requirements

Entry is via a variety of relevant academic and/or professional qualifications. Background checks including a CRB check are likely to be required.

Industry Insights

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £32,000 per annum and can progress up to £36,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 2,091 employed Welfare Professionals N.e.c. in the region.

Destinations of Hair & Beauty Completers July 2018

60% of students went on to other Further Education at York College

5% of students went on to employment

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