The average social worker is 46 years old, white and female. More than a third have some Welsh language ability. The majority work for a local authority with a social work case load and have been in post for less than five years – this according to a new report about social workers.
The Social Workers on the Register in Wales 2017 looks in detail at the 5,965 social workers who were on the Register of Social Care Workers on 1 June 2017. It includes final year social work students who passed, registered and gained employment in Wales.
The report includes statistics such as:
According to the report:
The Social Workers on the Register in Wales 2017 is one of four annual reports produced by Social Care Wales that provide an overview of the people who are on the Register.
The reports aim to give the social care sector a better understanding of the workforce. The other reports look at domiciliary care managers, residential child care managers and adult care home managers.
If you have any questions about the report, please email the registration team at firstname.lastname@example.org