It’s all about keeping communities fun and fair places to live. Social work is a broad area, encompassing community care, aged care, mental health, youth work and more. Whether it’s as a counsellor, a caseworker, a mental health specialist, family support worker, or home carer, helping people achieve quality of life at home, in hospital, or through outreach services is a rewarding and valuable job with integrity.
And the community services and health sector is booming – so there are plenty of opportunities out there for people who want to use their social conscience and skills to use.
Take a look at our social work courses to see how you can start making a difference by studying a certificate course or bachelor or master’s degree. We’ve also got a range of articles and other career resources to help you make your career moves as confidently and professionally as possible.
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