welfare worker


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welfare work

n.
Organized efforts by a community, organization, or agency to improve the socioeconomic conditions of disadvantaged groups in society.

welfare worker n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.welfare worker - someone employed to provide social services (especially to the disadvantaged)welfare worker - someone employed to provide social services (especially to the disadvantaged)
almoner, medical social worker - an official in a British hospital who looks after the social and material needs of the patients
public servant - someone who holds a government position (either by election or appointment)
Translations

welfare worker

nassistente m/f sociale
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The newspaper reported that 8 percent of the 2,512 schools that reapplied for funding proposed to employ a secular welfare worker.
A FORMER senior army welfare worker has given up her career in the forces to help more people who have served for their country with a new role at the Royal British Legion.
Angela Gordon told the educational welfare worker that she had breached European Union privacy law while attempting to check on the welfare of Khyra Ishaq, Birmingham Crown Court heard.
The child welfare worker role involves dealing with high levels of uncertainty, danger, and emotion (Gustavsson & MacEachron, 2002; Regehr, Hemsworth, Leslie, Howe, & Chau, 2004).
Animal welfare worker Ann Keating, 37, said: 'We could hear the horses neighing and kicking at the door but could not get to them because of the flames.
I worked with Judge Hepner in the mid-'80s, when I was a child welfare worker and she was a lawyer for the Administration for Children's Services (then known as Special Services for Children).
A child welfare worker told a court yesterday that numerous women at a polygamous church ranch in West Texas may have had children when they were as young as 13.
Judith is now living in Wrexham with welfare worker Steven Sillett, 41, although he has called off their planned wedding.
A WELFARE worker said the closure of Job Centres across North Wales sparked "major problems" and left staff unable to cope.
A welfare worker will be on hand to advise on benefits, housing and other issues, and a health outreach worker will offer health checks and information.
The state of John O'Sullivan's farm and livestock left gardai and an animal welfare worker in shock.
Criteria for inclusion were that the worker be "successful," a full-time master's level child welfare worker, and on the job for a minimum of three years.