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Social Workers

Discover the skills and training needed for this occupation

Social Workers assess the social needs of individuals, families and groups, assist and empower people to develop and use the skills and resources needed to resolve social and other problems, and further human wellbeing and human rights, social justice and social development.
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People employed in SAExplore by region
-4%
1-Year changeGrowth in previous years
21%
5-Year changeGrowth in previous years
SA Future Demand:Strong

The skills that Social Workers need

Learning new skills can certainly get you into a job quicker — but it’s not always about securing a job today. Each skill you build can be a stepping stone towards great opportunities in the future. Here are some skills needed for this occupation.
  • Teamwork
  • Planning and organising
  • Initiative and innovation
  • Digital engagement
  • Writing
  • Reading
  • Learning
  • Problem solving
  • Oral communication

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Where are people currently employed?

Region

South Australia - South East

Employed

329

1 Year Change

8%

5 Year Change

21%

Region

South Australia - Outback

Employed

340

1 Year Change

-10%

5 Year Change

30%

Region

Barossa - Yorke - Mid North

Employed

265

1 Year Change

-6%

5 Year Change

-1%

Region

Adelaide - West

Employed

519

1 Year Change

3%

5 Year Change

21%

Region

Adelaide - South

Employed

777

1 Year Change

-7%

5 Year Change

23%

Region

Adelaide - North

Employed

754

1 Year Change

-10%

5 Year Change

91%

Region

Adelaide - Central and Hills

Employed

606

1 Year Change

-2%

5 Year Change

-15%

Skills SA & National Skills Commission data