Updated February 2023
If you’re looking for a meaningful role that lets you help people who are struggling, a career as a social worker, community services worker (CSW), or personal support worker (PSW) could be the answer.
All three positions are about making sure vulnerable individuals get the support they need and the respect they deserve.
But what exactly do social workers, CSWs, and PSWS each do? How are the roles different, and how can you know which one would suit you best?
In this post, we explain how all three careers compare in terms of tasks, salaries, outlook, and training requirements.