Welfare Professionals

Workers in this unit group perform a variety of welfare-related professional occupations.


New workers
£ 14,665
£ 29,437
£ 57,341

Available jobs

In the past year there were 22,889 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • 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.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Mental Health

  • Rehabilitation

  • Social Work

  • Project Management

  • Visual Impairment Education

  • Learning Disabilities

  • Psychology

  • Risk Analysis

  • Change Management

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Planning

  • Teaching

  • Leadership

  • Innovation

  • Research

  • Self-Motivation

  • Customer Service

  • Influencing Skills

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.