Social work sector: Working conditions and job quality

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13 Marzo 2014
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This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the social work sector (NACE 88). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of work across 34 EuropRead more

This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the social work sector (NACE 88). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of work across 34 European countries. Additional information on the structural characteristics of the sector is derived from Eurostat data. The sector contains all social work activities for the elderly and the disabled, child day-care activities, and all other social work activities that do not involve accommodation. The fifth EWCS contains responses from 875 workers in this sector. The report compares aspects of work in the sector with the EU28 as a whole. Read more information on other sectors.

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    Social work sector: Working conditions and job quality

    Author(s): 
    Eurofound

    This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the social work sector (NACE 88). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of work across 34 European countries. Additional information on the structural characteristics of the sector is derived from Eurostat data. The sector contains all social work activities for the elderly and the disabled, child day-care activities, and all other social work activities that do not involve accommodation. The fifth EWCS contains responses from 875 workers in this sector. The report compares aspects of work in the sector with the EU28 as a whole.

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  • European Working Conditions Survey 2010

    Eurofound’s European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS) paints a wide-ranging picture of Europe at work across countries, occupations, sectors and age groups. This series consists of findings from the EWCS 2010, the fifth edition of the survey. The survey was first carried out in 1990.

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