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Welfare professionals n.e.c.

Average National Salaries (2020)

Age 20

£14,040 pile of coins

Age 35

£34,840 pile of coins

Age 50

£41,600 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £26,520

What does this career do?

Workers in this unit group perform a variety of welfare-related professional occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 244: Welfare Professionals.

Typical tasks

  • provides activities to assist young people develop and fulfil their potential as individuals and within the community
  • advises and supports families experiencing stress or crisis
  • acts as an advocate for and represents individuals and families at tribunals and similar hearings
  • oversees, supervises and provides counselling for the process of adoption
  • mentors and counsels those with mental health problems
  • provides rehabilitation services to individuals
  • manages volunteers and part-time workers, and liaises with other relevant professionals
  • keeps records and controls budgets.

Current entry requirements

Entry is via a variety of relevant academic and/or professional qualifications. Background checks including a CRB check are likely to be required.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed


Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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