Talk

Advanced search

Social Workers - your experience

(4 Posts)
Roobear23 Thu 11-Jan-18 21:17:01

Hi
I'm considering training but I would be really interested to know how people find the job, especially with children. And is it possible to do it part time?
Thank you smile

OP’s posts: |
Advicewouldbelovelyta Fri 12-Jan-18 08:44:24

My friend is a social worker, she works directly with families and she has children of her own.
She gets death threats and stalked, but she has been a social worker for a while now and she has no plans on the quitting. She says it's worth it.

Jinglebells99 Fri 12-Jan-18 08:52:33

I used to be a social worker. It's very stressful. I had clients threaten me, both directly and indirectly. I haven't gone back since having my own children. I wouldn't recommend it to be honest.

Roobear23 Fri 12-Jan-18 19:39:11

Thanks for your replies.

OP’s posts: |

Join the discussion

To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account.

Join Mumsnet

Already have a Mumsnet account? Log in