The Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) have announced the launch of their Social Work Ambassador Scheme on Wednesday 22 March 2017.
Ambassadors are people working in social work roles who volunteer to share their enthusiasm for their career and help to inspire a new generation to join the workforce.
They aim to improve public awareness of social care and social work as rewarding career options and the value of these professions within multi-disciplinary teams, our communities and wider society. Specifically they aim to:
- Provide information to potential social work applicants and careers advisors about the social work role
- Strengthen and raise the profile and identity of social workers
- Support and foster pride in the wocial work profession
NISCC Social Work Ambassadors have been engaging with a range of audiences including: schools, colleges, universities as well as supporting employers to recruit.
They look forward to being invited to events to share their knowledge, skills and their enthusiam about their profession.
If you're interested in hearing from the Ambassadors and would like them to visit your organisation visit: www.niscc.info/careers/niscc-ambassadors