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Social Workers NOC 4152

Social Workers (NOC 4152)  help individuals, couples, families, groups, communities and organizations develop the skills and resources they need to enhance social functioning. They also provide counseling, therapy and referral to other supportive social services. Social workers assist in other social needs and issues such as unemployment, racism and poverty. They are employed by hospitals, school boards, social service agencies, child welfare organizations, correctional facilities, community agencies, employee assistance programs and Aboriginal band councils, or they may work in private practice.

Example job titles:

Following are some of the job titles for social workers.

  • addiction social worker
  • case management consultant – social work
  • case management social worker
  • case work consultant – social work
  • casework supervisor – social work
  • caseworker – social work
  • certified social worker
  • child welfare social worker
  • children’s aid investigator
  • coordinator of social work
  • family social worker
  • geriatric social worker
  • group social worker
  • medical social worker
  • psychiatric social worker
  • registered social worker
  • school social worker
  • social casework consultant
  • social work coordinator
  • social work officer
  • social work officer – military
  • social work supervisor
  • social worker
  • social workers supervisor

Main job duties:

Social workers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Interview clients individually, in families, or in groups, to assess their situation and problems and determine the types of services required
  • Provide counsel and therapy to assist clients in developing skills to deal with and resolve their social and personal problems
  • Plan programs of assistance for clients including referral to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services
  • Investigate cases of child abuse or neglect and take authorized protective action when necessary
  • Serve as members on interdisciplinary teams of professionals working with client groups
  • Act as advocates for client groups in the community, lobby for solutions to problems directly affecting client groups and develop prevention and intervention programs to meet community needs
  • Develop or advise on social policy legislation, conduct social research and assist in community development
  • Provide mediation services and psychosocial assessments
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling and social programs
  • May provide public education and consultation to professionals or groups regarding counseling services, issues and methods
  • May supervise other social workers.
  • Social workers may specialize in fields of practice such as child welfare, family services, corrections, gerontology or addictions.

Education and Training:

  • A bachelor’s degree in social work is required in Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories.
  • In Alberta, a bachelor’s degree or diploma in social work is required.
  • In Saskatchewan, a bachelor’s degree in social work is usually required.
  • Supervised practical experience is usually required.
  • Successful completion of provincial written and oral examinations may be required.
  • Registration with a provincial governing body is mandatory to practice as a social worker in Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario and Alberta.
  • Use of the titles “Social Worker” and “Registered Social Worker” is regulated in all provinces.
  • Membership in a provincial association of social workers is usually required.

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11 Responses to "Social Workers NOC 4152"

  1. i had done my Maasters inbiotechnology Btech MTech dual degree and had done part time work as paid social worker . and i want to know am i applicable to apply for skilled worker immigration as social worker….or i need any specific degree.

  2. I want to apply as school social worker can you help me for this,plz reply me by e-mail

  3. parrot:

    HI I M AS EMPLOYER OF SOCIAL WORKER.
    1. FROM LAST FIVE YEARS REGULAR WORKING IN ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS MOVEMENTS.(REGD.)
    2. FROM LAST TWO MONTHS REGULAR WORKING IN NATIONAL FEDRATION OF BLIND IN INDIA. SO I WANT TO APPLY FOR PNP IN CANADA WITH MY FAMILY. HOW CAN I TAKE PNP IN CANADA. CAN YOU TELL ME THE REQUIRMENTS FOR PNP .IF U DONT MIND CAN YOU SEND ME YOUR E-MAIL.ADDRESS OR EVEN YOUR CONTACT NUMBER.
    THNKS

  4. Tahir:

    @Parrot Kindly check your email.
    Regards

  5. nimesh:

    i had done my bachelors in enginnering and had done part time work as paid social worker . and i want to know am i applicable to apply for skilled worker immigration as social worker….or i need any specific degree.

  6. shema:

    i have done part time social work and i am a teacher by profession. do i qualify for this category.

  7. I have 3 years of work experince of group social worker tell me what r u my chances of immigration? and what the process of applying through you

  8. how many bands required for socialworkers

  9. I have three years experience in social work. please tell me what other qualifications need to apply?

  10. i have been working as voluntary social worker with a welfare orgnization ngo) from last 20 years, and been engaged in many project under welfare… i am gradute with economice as major subject.. tell me what r my chances of immigration?

  11. hi
    my father is taking care of an NGO since 30 yrs, and i am working along with my father since 6 yrs.
    am i eligible for FSWP Canada?
    plz let me know.
    regards..
    sirikesh

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