community development social worker


Community development social workers support individuals, families, and groups in socially or financially deprived areas. They provide leadership and bring local people together to make changes and tackle social inequality, helping people to develop the skills needed to eventually run their own community groups.

Alternative label

  • community animateur

  • community development support worker

  • community development team leader

  • social worker - community development

  • community advocate

  • social development worker

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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