Based on 1,149 responses, the job of Social Worker has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.83 out of 5. On average, Social Workers are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Social Worker?
"Making a change."
Pros: Flexible hours. Independent planning. Setting own working hours.
Cons: No formal hierarchy. High stress levels. Working within a time frame.
That they need to look at either , health as a career pathway, education, or general. That this is a recognised qualification and should be considered a clinical role.
"Assistance when needed."
Pros: Being able to really help someone is gratifying.
Cons: Some of the sad situations people find themselves in.
"It gives one a platform to work with the masses people."
Social Worker in Standerton:
Pros: It provides a friendly working atmosphere.
Cons: The workload can be overwhelming.
"Love the patients and families."
Social Worker in Charleston:
Pros: I love being able to support and educate patients and families at end of life. I work with an amazing group of nurses who adhere to the concept of teamwork.
Cons: I feel as if I am no longer able to provide exceptional care as a result of widespread territory and colleagues that have a different vision than me on end of life care and what is deemed important. Everything must be a "protocol."
"Working in Dover, DE."
Social Worker in Dover:
Pros: My clients and co-workers.
Cons: Limited opportunities.
"Laid back but gotta be profesional."
Social Worker in San Francisco:
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