Find Your Career
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Find Your Career

Plans can change – and there’s nothing wrong with that – but it’s better to have a plan that changes than to have no plan at all.

 

Social services

Youth worker
Youth workers guide and support young people aged 11 to 25. They organise activities to help with personal and social development.
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Youth offending team officer
Youth offending team officers aim to prevent children and young people under 18 from offending and reoffending.
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Welfare rights officer
Welfare rights officers give support and free advice to the public.
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Volunteer organiser
Volunteer organisers recruit, train and manage volunteers. 
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Victim care officer
Victim care officers support people who’ve been affected by crime.
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Substance misuse outreach worker
Substance misuse outreach workers encourage people to seek help from local support services, and advise them how to minimise risks to their health.
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Social services manager
Social services managers plan and coordinate health, welfare and social care support provided by local authorities and charities. 
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Social work assistant

Social work assistants give advice, guidance and support to help people with their physical, emotional and social needs.

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Social worker

Social workers help to protect vulnerable children and adults from harm or abuse, and support people to live independently.

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Sexual health adviser
Sexual health advisers provide information, advice and counselling about sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
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Senior care worker
Senior care workers provide physical and emotional support to individuals and supervise teams of care assistants.
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School matron
School matrons look after the health and wellbeing of pupils in boarding schools.
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