Where would you find social workers working?
Social workers mainly work in cities and towns throughout the country. They work in a variety of locations such as: health centers, hospitals, clinics and children homes. They also work in a variety of settings: adoption agencies, child and family centers, counseling services, child protection services, arranging housing, fostering and adoption homes, secure homes, alcohol and drug problems.They also do counseling for the children who don't want to talk about their feelings
Social workers spend a lot of time in court. In Northern Ireland the majority of social workers employed by the government. Social workers are non judgemental towards children, accepting all races, religion and ages etc. Social workers have to have good report writing skills. They also have to have a strong desire to help others. They travel big distances so they would need their diving license. They have to work unsocial hours at the weekends and at nights. They have to keep accurate records of how the child is doing. Social workers can work independently and privately.