How to become a health or welfare services manager

Manage and coordinate health and welfare programs and services for individuals and families.

What does a health or welfare services manager do?

Welfare services managers, also known as health services managers, perform work that is mostly administrative in nature. These professionals work at a management level to plan, implement, and coordinate various health and welfare programs and services.

Duties and tasks

  • Advise governments or elected officials on the implications of proposed health and welfare legislation.
  • Complete evaluations and surveys to gauge the efficiency and quality of any given program.
  • Direct a particular service, facility, organisation, centre, or governmental agency.
  • Plan budgets to ensure cost effectiveness of agencies or policies.
  • Prepare reports on the outcomes of particular services.
  • Work to design and develop particular health or welfare policies.

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