Social, Guidance and Community Work

Prospects - Social Care

Information on career roles within the Social Care sector.

Local Government Talent: Careers

Profiles and information about a wide range of careers within local government.

National Council for Voluntary Organisations

Website listing voluntary agencies in the UK

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.

Northern Ireland Social Care Council

NISCC is the regulatory body for the Northern Ireland social care workforce. Their website contains a careers section with job profiles.

Scottish Social Services Council

Explains different career options and provides advice on getting into the sector.

Charity Commission

Details of all registered charities in England and Wales

Society Now - e-magazine

Society Now is the regular magazine of the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC), bringing the latest and most topical social science research to key opinion formers in business, government and the voluntary sector. It is published three times a year and highlights research currently being undertaken by the UK's leading social scientists. Access the electronic version for free from the link below.