Welfare professional n.e.c.
- 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.
Typical Education Level
Entry is via a variety of relevant academic and/or professional qualifications. Background checks including a CRB check are likely to be required.
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
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for welfare professional n.e.c. is £30,654
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 465. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, 0 jobs have been posted for welfare professional n.e.c. roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £30,654 per year. That is about £2,555 per month or £15.72 per hour. New workers generally start on £17,375, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £41,730
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, 465 people are employed in the region.