£14,040 Average salary at age 20
£36,400 Average Salary
35 Average hours per week


Workers in this unit group perform a variety of welfare-related professional occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 244: Welfare Professionals.

Main Tasks

  • Provides activities to assist young people develop and fulfil their potential as individuals and within the community;
  • Advises and supports families experiencing stress or crisis;
  • Acts as an advocate for and represents individuals and families at tribunals and similar hearings;
  • Oversees, supervises and provides counselling for the process of adoption;
  • Mentors and counsels those with mental health problems;
  • Provides rehabilitation services to individuals;
  • Manages volunteers and part-time workers, and liaises with other relevant professionals;
  • Keeps records and controls budgets.


Entry is via a variety of relevant academic and/or professional qualifications. Background checks including a CRB check are likely to be required.

What Welfare professionals n.e.c. studied in higher education

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What Welfare professionals n.e.c. studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(L4) Social policy2
(W2) Design studies1
(L3) Sociology8
(C8) Psychology27
(X9) Others in education1
(W6) Cinematics & photography1
(A3) Clinical medicine1
(Q3) English studies1
(L2) Politics1
(B7) Nursing2
(W4) Drama1
(M1) Law by area1
(M2) Law by topic1
(B9) Others in subjects allied to medicine4
(F4) Forensic & archaeological sciences1
(V5) Philosophy1
(L1) Economics1
(Q1) Linguistics1
(N1) Business studies1
(X3) Academic studies in education12
(L5) Social work18
(V6) Theology & religious studies1
(X1) Training teachers3
(C6) Sport & exercise science1
(V1) History by period1
(L6) Anthropology1

UK Prospects

31600 Workforce Size
2.41% Predicted growth 2024 - 2027
2964 Predicted Replacement 2024 - 2027

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