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Getting into Social Work

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30/01/2013 (13:00-14:00)
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Contact volunteering@rhul.ac.uk to express your interest in attending.

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Have you ever considered a career in Social Work? Do you get satisfaction from enabling and empowering vulnerable children or adults? The Social Work Department will be providing an overview of Social Work as a career.

A social worker works with people who have been socially excluded or who are experiencing crisis. Their role is to provide support to enable service users to help themselves. They maintain professional relationships with service users, acting as guides, advocates or critical friends.

Social workers work in a variety of settings within a framework of relevant legislation and procedures, supporting individuals, families and groups within the community. Settings may include the service user's home or schools, hospitals or the premises of other public sector and voluntary organisations.

The session will provide a taster of what social work is all about and also provide information regarding how to apply for the a social work degree course.

Don't miss this special ‘Getting Into Social Work’ volunteer to career session which will provide a taster of what social work is all about and also provide information regarding volunteering opportunities that give experience and how to apply for the a social work degree course.


   
 
 
 

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