Working for a social care, education, NGO sector is a interesting, challenging and very rewarding career. They are involved in the lives of people from all types of social backgrounds, this means every working day is different with it’s own set of unique problems. It’s a responsible role where your aim is to change and improve the lives and circumstances of your clients or people under your care for the better. To be a effective social care worker you must be a good listener, counsellor and advisor.
It can be a stressful job as you will be dealing with some of societies most vulnerable people. The consequences of things going wrong can be tragic, as is often highlighted in the national press. To meet these challenges social care workers must be properly trained, qualified and equipped to the highest standards.
Our bespoke trainings will give you a comprehensive overview of all the social care worker training available and required to become a professional in this field.
Programmes for social care field will teach trainees how to:
- Assess and learn about disability, mental health, human growth and development.
- Develop the necessary communication skills required to effectively communicate with vulnerable adults and children.
- Become fully aware of relevant social care legislation, best practice and government policy.
- Respond quickly and effectively to crisis situations.
- Produce, implement and evaluate care plans.
- Manage risks to service users.
- Be accountable for their own caseloads.
- Demonstrate professional competence at all times.
- Work in the statutory, voluntary and private sectors.
Training course modules typically include:
- Studying the legislative, ethical and theoretical issues related to social care field
- Social work in the community
- Social policy
- Social Work approaches
- Reviewing relevant literature and research.
- Analysing social work methods.
- Mental health and social care
Social worker training will require individuals to demonstrate:
- Practical application of their newly gained skills and knowledge.
- Knowledge of human growth and development.
- An ability to handle confidential information.
- Capability to work with individuals, families, carers and communities to identify their needs and requirements.
- Practical social worker training
The personal qualities required to become a social worker:
- Sensitive to people and their problems.
- MaturityAble to handle responsibility.
- Emotional resilience
- The ability to change any long held attitudes.
- Open mindedness
- Personal commitment