Chair of Birmingham Access Committee
Irene W is chair of Birmingham's Access Committee. She has received an MBE for services to disabled people. "The only way we're going to make changes now is via communication and letting people see how we are valuable people and I think that's very important. And the main word being people."
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The UK average salary is £28,758
There are 37.5 hours in the average working week
The UK workforce is 47% female and 53% male
DescriptionWorkers in this unit group perform a variety of welfare-related professional occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 244: Welfare Professionals.
QualificationsEntry is via a variety of relevant academic and/or professional qualifications. Background checks including a CRB check are likely to be required.
- Provides activities to assist young people develop and fulfil their potential as individuals and within the community;
- Advises and supports families experiencing stress or crisis;
- Acts as an advocate for and represents individuals and families at tribunals and similar hearings;
- Oversees, supervises and provides counselling for the process of adoption;
- Mentors and counsels those with mental health problems;
- Provides rehabilitation services to individuals;
- Manages volunteers and part-time workers, and liaises with other relevant professionals;
- Keeps records and controls budgets.