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.
Q: What is it like working as a Social Worker?
Pros: Linking individuals to positive resources that will enhance their situation.
Cons: Lack of guidance from supervisor.
"Investigate pay rates."
Explore all options. Don't jump into your first job offer.
"The woes of LTC."
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.
"Stressfull but rewarding."
Pros: Advocating for Family achievements.
Cons: No sufficient pay and less hours of pay.
"It went well."
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.
Get a masters degree and realize you are not going to get rich. Helping people has to be its own reward.
Pros: The diversity of people that I work with.
Cons: Most of the clients view me as a friend.