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Welfare and housing associate professionals n.e.c.

Average National Salaries (2017)

Age 20

£12,480 pile of coins

Age 35

£24,960 pile of coins

Age 50

£29,120 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £20,280

What does this career do?

Workers in this unit group provide pastoral care relating to religious denominations, and a variety of welfare-related services including advice on benefits, health, disability and residential care not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 323: Welfare and Housing Associate Professionals.

Typical tasks

  • advises on rights and entitlements in relation to benefits, health, discrimination and welfare
  • advises individuals and families experiencing problems about available resources to assist them
  • assists and liaises with professionals in social work, the probation service and related welfare areas
  • organises day, residential and home care services
  • helps to put together care plans and follows professional’s care plans
  • maintains records and compiles reports on clients
  • keeps up to date with legislation
  • performs pastoral care duties, preaches sermons and conducts some services in accordance with the relevant faith or denomination.

Current entry requirements

Entry is possible with a variety of academic qualifications and/or experience. Professional qualifications may be required for some posts. Background checks including a CRB check are likely to be required for those working with vulnerable adults and/or families.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2018)
Female
(2018)

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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*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
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