Welfare professional n.e.c.

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

Tasks

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

Typical Education Level

Honours, Bachelor's degree

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 20% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£32,698

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for welfare professional n.e.c. is £32,698

507 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 507. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

jobs

Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for welfare professional n.e.c. roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £32,698 per year. That is about £2,725 per month or £16.77 per hour. New workers generally start on £18,637, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £44,283

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 507 people are employed in the region.

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