Working as a Social Worker

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21K Social Worker reviews for 11K companies

Work/Life Balance
3.2 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.2 ★
Career Opportunity
3.2 ★
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5K Social Worker Jobs

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AtlantiCareAtlantiCare
Social Worker
27 May 2021

“I enjoy the people and the work”

McDonald'sMcDonald's
Social Worker
8 Apr 2021

“Great work environment enjoyable job”

Dan Murphy'sDan Murphy's
Social Worker
14 Jan 2021

“I enjoy the team I work with”

TezlomTezlom
Support Worker
1 Apr 2022

“I am very happy with the communication I receive from Tezlom.”

University of MarylandUniversity of Maryland
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
4 Feb 2022

“I enjoy the people who I work with”

NHS EnglandNHS England
Health and Social Care Worker
10 May 2021

“I'm very happy to work with Nhs England”

Croydon CouncilCroydon Council
Anti Social Behaviour Officer
3 Mar 2021

“Other teams are always happy to help”

James AveryJames Avery
STL
3 Jun 2020

“Flexible schedule, great product, happy customers”

Top Companies for Social Worker

NHS
NHS
3.8 ★
14K Jobs
9K Reviews
19K Salaries

We’re the NHS, one of the best health services in the world. Across the NHS there are various roles within maternity services including Maternity Care Assistant and Maternity Support Worker. These roles require differing experience and qualification levels and will give you a great grounding. You’ll fill out documents, manage stocks, prepare women for clinical examinations and tests, and help them with any hydration and dietary needs. Over time, you may also start recording blood pressure, temperature and weight, take bloods from mums and their babies, and even lead antenatal classes. Skills and personal attributes needed You’ll need to be: • caring and patient • able to work with people from all walks of life • accepting of other people’s lifestyles • flexible and adaptable to deal with unpredictable situations • able to follow instructions and procedures • willing to be present at childbirth • able to work under pressure • able to deal with other people’s emotions Examples of the settings you may work in: • the community • antenatal/postnatal wards • day assessment unit/triage • maternity theatres • delivery suites • midwifery led units

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