HND Social and Community Work UCAS Code SCW1

HND Social and Community Work UCAS Code SCW1


Health and Social Care

HND Social And Community Work


If you have an ambition to make a significant impact in the community, a career in social and community could be for you. Social workers provide valuable support to people who need help to improve their lives. You could be working with people of all ages with mental health problems, looked after children and young people, carers and adopters, older people, refugees, asylum seekers or offenders. You could find employment in family support, community development, public health, care planning, advocacy and counselling or rehabilitation roles. Our HND in Social and Community Work will equip you with skills in law, policy and values in health and social care, mental health and well-being and partnership working. You will also explore innovative approaches to social and community work and develop highly valuable skills in personcentred practice.


Law, Policy and Ethical Practice in Health and Social Care; Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice; Mental Health and Well-being:

  • a Whole Person Approach
  • Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice
  • Social Work Principles and Introduction to Practice
  • Applied Understanding of Human Development and Behaviour
  • Youth and Community Work
  • Reflective Approaches in Implementing Person-centred Practice
  • Investigating Innovative Approaches to Practice in Social and Community Work
  • Approaches to Assessment and Care Support Planning
  • Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
  • Family Support and Intervention: Working with Children and Families
  • Building Relationships with Individuals in Marginalised Communities
  • Youth Justice: Gangs and Serious Youth Violence

Entry Requirements

64 UCAS Points

Next Steps

Degree level qualification or employment in the sector.

Mode of Study


Course Features

Level 5

Higher Education





£5950 per year

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