- Based in Bude, Cornwall
How to book
Use the course enquiry form on the right or call them on 0845 230 6880.
Training Course Details
- Delivery Method: Online/Distance Learning
- Suitable for: Individual
Working with children and families is a highly specialised and skilled area of social work. To be effective social workers need to be flexible, knowledgeable and highly mindful of many aspects of the family and the obstacles that can arise when working with this group.
About Social Care with Children and Families
Social care professionals who work specifically with children and families often provide guidance and support, counselling and supervisory services to families facing economic, family, substance abuse and illness-related difficulties. These social care workers collaborate with teachers, lawyers, police and medical professionals to provide quality care to families and children.
About Our Social Care with Children and Families Course
This course in child and family social care will aim to introduce you to the structure of the family, and to teach you to take the necessary factors into consideration as well as the proper procedures and courses of action involved when working with children and families in a social work context.
What Could I Do After Taking This Social Care Course?
Work as a family support worker. After taking our course in social care , you could apply for a job as a family support worker in children’s homes, nurseries, refuge centres or family community centres, earning up to £23,900+*/year.
Build your career. If you wish to further your career in this rewarding field, you could continue your training and education to become a social worker.
*Source: Payscale.com, Oct. 2012