Community Work

Prospects Profile: Advice worker

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Prospects Profile: Community Arts Worker

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Prospects Profile: Community Development Worker

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Prospects Profile: Community Education Worker

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Prospects Profile: Equality and Diversity Officer

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Prospects Profile: Family Support Worker

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Prospects Profile: Housing Manager/Officer

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Prospects Profile: Play Therapist

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Prospects Profile: Youth Worker

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How to get a graduate job working with refugees

This resource explains what the role of refugee worker involves and outlines the skills and qualifications required.

Community Care

News stories, latest jobs and a dedicated Student Zone.

Childcare Careers (SSSC)

This website provides information on careers that involve working with children. You can read case studies of people working in the profession and learn how there is likely to be an increased number of opportunities in this area.

Caring Careers

Find out about careers in Social Care, Social Work, Early Years and Child Care with specific information for Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland. There are detailed job profiles and case studies as well as information on volunteering.

Chartered Institute of Housing Careers

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) is the professional body for people working in housing. The website contains information on courses, career paths and the latest sector developments.

Care Appointments

Website providing advice and information for Social Care careers, including job vacancies and an employer directory.

CLD Standards Council for Scotland

Professional body for people active in community learning and development in Scotland.

Sound Sense

Professional association promoting community music with information on training, events and resources. Read the information sheet on a career in community music.

The GEM Programme (Centre for Partnership)

Graduate development programme that allows you to undertake a paid 12 month placement and study towards a professional qualification from the Chartered Institute of Housing.

Temporary Employment in Housing

This website is maintained by the EVH (Employers in Voluntary Housing) and allows you to find temporary Housing jobs in Scotland (registration required). There is also information and advice on pursuing a career in Housing.

National Youth Agency

Select the "Youth Work Training" option to explore what a career in Youth Work involves and how to obtain training and qualifications.

L'Arche

L'Arche is a family of 130 Communities in 30 countries all round the world, providing help to people with learning disabilities. Their website contains vacancies and information on qualifications/training requirements.

CIC (Community Integrated Care)

Not-for-profit organisation employing people in a range of careers: support workers, nurses, counsellors, domiciliary care, hotel services and management support.

Children and Young People Now

Read case studies to find out about different career options. You can also find information on qualifications and courses, as well as the latest vacancies.

Frontline

Two year funded graduate programme for careers in children's social work. A five week residential training programme is followed by a two year placement in a local authority child protection team.