Has working in social care changed you?

If you work in the social care sector as a social worker, mental health clinician or in other community services like housing, chances are you spend a lot of effort supporting your clients to make positive changes in their lives.

But have you ever thought about how doing so day in and day out could be changing your own life?

One user asked this question of the Reddit social work community, who shared some interesting reflections in reply.

Do any of the following resonate with your own experiences? Have a read, tag your industry buddies, and share your own experiences* in the comments – we’d love to hear from you.

 

More optimistic

 

More mindful

More easygoing

 

More empathetic and understanding

More perspective

 

Do any of these experiences sound familiar to you? Let us know* in the comments below…

*Remember to maintain your clients’ and co-workers’ privacy by using pseudonyms (if necessary to mention names at all).

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