consultant social worker


Consultant social workers deliver high quality social work services by contributing to the development and improvement of social work and social care practice. They contribute to policy development, deliver trainings and focus on research in the field of social work practices.

Alternative label

  • social work educator

  • social work academic

  • social work trainer

  • social work staff trainer

  • social work consultant

  • social work researcher

  • social work expert

  • academic social worker

  • policy advisor

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

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Optional skills and competences



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