Social Worker Reviews

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Based on 1,282 responses, the job of Social Worker has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.84 out of 5. On average, Social Workers are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as a Social Worker?

January 2015
"Helping families."
Social Worker:
Pros: Linking individuals to positive resources that will enhance their situation.
Cons: Lack of guidance from supervisor.
February 2015
"Investigate pay rates."
Social Worker:
Explore all options. Don't jump into your first job offer.
February 2015
"The woes of LTC."
Social Worker:
How difficult case management can be without a nursing background. When the person I replaced and went part time would be switching job titles with me.
February 2015
"Stressfull but rewarding."
Social Worker:
Pros: Advocating for Family achievements.
Cons: No sufficient pay and less hours of pay.
April 2015
"It went well."
Social Worker:
Pros: I get to work with people and their families. I work at my own pace and plan out my days.
Cons: Commuting and pay.
May 2015
"High stress."
Social Worker:
Get a masters degree and realize you are not going to get rich. Helping people has to be its own reward.
May 2015
"Rewarding."
Social Worker:
Pros: The diversity of people that I work with.
Cons: Most of the clients view me as a friend.