Welfare & Housing Associate Professionals N.e.c.
Workers in this unit group provide pastoral care relating to religious denominations, and a variety of welfare-related services including advice on benefits, health, disability and residential care not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 323: Welfare and Housing Associate Professionals.
- Advises on rights and entitlements in relation to benefits, health, discrimination and welfare
- Advises individuals and families experiencing problems about available resources to assist them
- Assists and liaises with professionals in social work, the probation service and related welfare areas
- Organises day, residential and home care services
- Helps to put together care plans and follows professional’s care plans
- Maintains records and compiles reports on clients
- Keeps up to date with legislation
- Performs pastoral care duties, preaches sermons and conducts some services in accordance with the relevant faith or denomination.
Entry is possible with a variety of academic qualifications and/or experience. Professional qualifications may be required for some posts. Background checks including a CRB check are likely to be required for those working with vulnerable adults and/or families.
Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £24,000 per annum and can progress up to £26,000 per annum.
Is it in growth or decline?
There are currently 14,824 employed Welfare & Housing Associate Professionals N.e.c. in the region.
Destinations of Health and Social Care Completers July 2018
49% of students went on to other Further Education at York College
19% of students went on to Higher Education
4% of students went on to employment