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Careers in Youth, Health and Social Work

Are you driven to make a positive impact on lives of others but not sure which course is right for you? Ever wondered where a degree in Youth, Health or Social Work can take you? Take a look at the careers our courses can lead too.

From finding out what makes young people tick, to physical and sociological factors impacting health, and how we make a positive impact in society, now couldn’t be a more exciting time to study one of our  Youth, Health and Social Work degrees.


Studying  Health and Wellbeing in Society, you could go on to become a...

Public health practitioner

Are you intrigued by the impact the world around us has on our health and wellbeing? If so, this could be the career for you. You can help people to make lifestyle and behaviour changes to improve their health and wellbeing and their control over it. This can be in a variety of areas such as diet, exercise or stopping smoking. You could also become a community development worker where you'll help communities to bring about social change and improve the quality of life in their local area. The role possesses a range of opportunities to work in the private sector, working, for example, in private healthcare organisations as a lifestyle consultant or working in alternative medicine and therapies sectors. Find out more

Studying  Youth Work and Community Development, you could go on to become a...

Youth worker

Ever wondered what does a youth worker does? Youth workers  guide and support young people aged 11 to 25. They organise activities to help with personal and social development, enabling young people to believe in themselves and build positive futures. With a wide range of employment opportunities, you could be working in a detached youth centre, in community development, schools and colleges, as well as working with refugee and asylum seekers - the possibilities are endless. Find out more.

Studying  Social Work  you could go on to become a...

Social worker

Would you like to make a difference to society? If so, this could be the career for you. Social  workers support in a wide range of areas,  including child protection, with vulnerable adults, older people and in mental health. Social work is a varied, demanding, often emotional and very rewarding career. You can work in a variety of settings including in homes, schools, hospitals or other public sector and voluntary organisations. Find out more.