What does this career do?
Social services managers and directors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the resources necessary to protect the welfare of certain groups within local authorities including children and young people, families under stress, people with disabilities, elderly people and people needing help as a result of illness.
What are the entry requirements?
Honours, Bachelor's degree
How well does it pay?
Normal pay is around £38,709 per year. That is about £3,225 per month, or £19 per hour.
New workers generally start around £21,070 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn as much as £77,251 per year.