Learn with us to become a Social Worker

Social work offers a varied and interesting career working with and supporting children, adults, families and their wider communities. It can be a challenging and demanding career but offers unique rewards and job satisfaction.


Watch the films below to hear why some of our current Social Workers chose the profession and their experiences of  studying and working in the partnership.

There are a range of routes to get into social work, one of which is through the completion of a social work qualifying degree. Our social work degree path is set out below; both our University partners offer undergraduate and post-graduate social work qualifying degrees including new four-year integrated Masters programmes.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for high calibre candidates with a good academic ability, strong values base and the ability to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

    • Emotional intelligence
    • Resilience

  • Adaptability
  • Communication
  • Collaborative working