In British Politics, caseworkers are often employed by Members of Parliament (MPs) to assist with problems brought to them by their constituents. The variety and type of work undertaken by these caseworkers varies greatly depending on the character of the MP. Often, MPs who focus very much on the needs of their constituency will have more active caseworkers, willing to offer assistance with a range of problems relating to tax, housing, welfare benefits, immigration and a range of other subjects. Social Worker has a very specific meaning in the UK.
As of 2004, there were approximately "876,000 child welfare caseworkers in the United States. Seventy-two percent are women, and their mean salary is $30,590. Caseworker turnover is high; every year, an estimated 20 percent of public caseworkers and 40 percent of private caseworkers leave their positions.:
Was precious time wasted on quizzing caseworker? Powell murder-suicide; Agency will investigate handling of 911 calls to get help to boys, who perished.(NWThursday)
Feb 09, 2012; The Pierce County Sheriff's Department is unhappy with the way a 911 call taker handled a call from the Caseworker who...
LePage adminstration approves raises for DHHS caseworkers ; Pay increases were requested by DHHS to boost morale and reverse high turnover rate, according to emails leaked by state employees' union.
Aug 20, 2012; Eric Russell erussell@pressheraldcom Staff Writer Portland Press Herald (Maine) 08-20-2012 LePage adminstration approves raises...