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To become a social worker you will need an Honours degree in Social Work and be registered on the social care register.
The role of a social worker involves forming partnerships with people and supporting them in finding solutions to the problems they face which will often involve liaison with other professionals such as teachers, police, doctors and nurses.
Further information about a career in social work can be found at


Practice learning opportunities are available for students working towards a social work qualification to assist in developing their professional practice and to help equip them with the necessary skills and abilities to pursue a career in social work.
If you are studying for your social work degree or equivalent social work qualification, why not talk to your tutors about a placement with Fostering Solutions.