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What can I do with my degree in Social Policy?

Social Policy careers

The occupations listed below are a selection of those which may interest students and graduates studying Social Policy from the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research

Human Resources Officer

HR Personnel are tasked with developing policies and procedures related to all staff employed in that particular organisation. Some duties include recruiting staff, organisational development and staff training.
Job profile of a human resources officer from the Prospects website 
Job description of human resources officer from the Target Jobs website

Local Government Careers

Developing policies and delivering local services. There are a huge variety of roles within local government including roles in social care, housing and education to name just a few.
Job profile of a Local Government Officer from the Prospects website 
Job profile of a Local Government Administrator from the TARGET Jobs website

Charity Officer

A number of opportunities exist within charities and NGOs. Duties will vary depending on the size and scope of the charity. 
Job profile of a charity officer from the Prospects website 
Job description of a charity administrator from the Target Jobs website

Please note that some of these careers may require further study.

For further information on these careers, see also:

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Last Updated: 10/09/2019