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Social Work Careers

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.

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Volunteering at Christmas

Christmas is about giving – not just expensive gifts for family and friends, but also your time. What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than to volunteer with one of the many organisations that are overburdened during the silly season?

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Feeling Lost? Here\'s How To Find Your Passion

Conventional wisdom says, Do what you love and the money will follow. But what if you still don’t know what you want to be \'when you grow up?’ Here are some unique ways to discover your passion and uncover what you really want to do with your life.

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The many faces of social work

The field of social work is incredibly broad and diverse, but wonderfully rewarding too. So how do you decide which field of social work is best for you?

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Career In Focus - Social Work

Considering a career in social work? We break down everything you need to know from qualifications and career prospects to salary range and why self-care is critical in this important profession.

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Eco social work: where people and environment intersect

Eco social work involves working with people and communities who are impacted by environmental issues such as extreme weather events. Read more about how the social work sector is changing and the demand for eco social workers is on the rise.

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