£13,520 Average salary at age 20
£28,080 Average Salary
33 Average hours per week


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.

Main 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.


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.

What Welfare and housing associate professionals n.e.c. studied in higher education

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What Welfare and housing associate professionals n.e.c. studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(L4) Social policy3
(L7) Human & social geography1
(W2) Design studies1
(L3) Sociology7
(C1) Biology1
(C8) Psychology22
(W1) Fine art1
(W3) Music1
(W6) Cinematics & photography1
(Q3) English studies3
(L2) Politics4
(B7) Nursing3
(R1) French studies1
(L9) Others in social studies1
(W4) Drama1
(M1) Law by area2
(M2) Law by topic2
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport1
(B9) Others in subjects allied to medicine3
(B1) Anatomy, physiology & pathology1
(F4) Forensic & archaeological sciences1
(V5) Philosophy1
(B4) Nutrition1
(N1) Business studies1
(X3) Academic studies in education4
(L5) Social work16
(V6) Theology & religious studies1
(X1) Training teachers1
(C6) Sport & exercise science2
(P3) Media studies1
(V1) History by period3
(L6) Anthropology1

UK Prospects

117100 Workforce Size
4.00% Predicted growth 2024 - 2027
15797 Predicted Replacement 2024 - 2027

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