A Career in Social Work

Welcome to a Career in Social Work. This resource aims to help you understand what social work involves and why social work is a positive career choice.


This resource has been developed by the Northern Ireland Social Care Council in partnership with the NI Degree in Social Work Partnership, social work employers and service users. The resource has been funded by the Department of Health-NI (DoH).

The resource contains a range of films which includes social workers and social work students talking about their journey into social work and service users/carers explaining how they have been supported by social workers. Subtitles are available for all films.

If you need any help/support using this resource, please contact the Social Care Council.  Click here to provide feedback.

Click on the Open Adapt Module to access the resource.

Republished: 09/03/2020

A Career in Social Work