Social educator - Salary and Career
Attention, defense and protection workers for people at risk and adolescents in conflict with the law

Social educator - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They aim to guarantee attention, defense and protection to people in situations of personal and social risk and to adolescents in conflict with the law. They seek to ensure their rights, approaching them, raising their awareness and identifying their needs and demands. They control the access of people and vehicles in the penal unit and Conduct prisoners or internees for the development of cultural, sports, school, work, recreational and resocializing activities,.

How much does an Social educator earn

A Social educator earns between $1.243 and $3.745 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.876 and a median salary of $1.725 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 18.446 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Social educator

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.876 22.507 469 10
1º Quartile 1.243 14.914 311 6
Median Salary 1.725 20.703 431 9
3º Quartile 2.856 34.270 714 15
Higher Salary 3.745 44.935 936 19

Professional job categories

  • Service workers, trade sellers in stores and markets
    • service workers
      • health services workers
        • attention, defense and protection workers for people at risk and adolescents in conflict with the law

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Main workplaces

Attention, defense and protection workers for people at risk and adolescents in conflict with the law work is carried out in institutions or on the streets. Activities are carried out with some form of supervision, usually in multidisciplinary teams. The working hours are varied: full time, shift rotation or fixed periods. The workers of this occupational family deal daily with risk situations, assisting individuals with behavioral changes, aggression and vulnerability.

What does it take to work in the field of Attention, defense and protection workers for people at risk and adolescents in conflict with the law

Access to family occupations is free with no educational requirements. In the case of the Prison Resocialization Monitor, a complete high school and basic course is required. In the case of socio-educators, a high school diploma is required. For the occupation of guardianship counselor, there is a marked diversity with regard to schooling, which can range from incomplete elementary school to complete higher education.

Functions and activities of Social educator

Attention, defense and protection workers for people at risk and adolescents in conflict with the law must:

  • communicate;
  • developing socio-educational activities;
  • developing actions to guarantee the rights of assisted/users/students/ inmates;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • planning work;
  • developing actions to guarantee rights of assisted/users/students/ inmates;
  • identify needs/demands;
  • develop socio-educational activities;
  • address assisted/users/students/inmates;
  • sensitize attendees/users/internals;
  • identify needs/demands;
  • sensitize assisted/users/inmates;
  • sensitize assisted/users/internal;
  • sensitizing assisted/users/internals;
  • developing actions to guarantee the rights of assisted/users/students/inmates;
  • develop socio-educational activities;
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  • developing actions to ensure rights of assisted/users/students/inmates;
  • sensitize assisted/users/internals;
  • plan work;
  • develop socioeducational activities;
  • develop social-educational activities;
  • develop actions to guarantee rights of assisted/users/students/inmates;
  • evaluate work process;
  • developing actions to ensure rights of assisted/users/students/ inmates;
  • developing socio-educational activities;
  • approach assisted/users/students/inmates;
  • approach assisted/users/students/inmates;
  • develop actions to guarantee rights of assisted/users/students/ inmates;
  • developing actions to guarantee rights of assisted/users/students/inmates;
  • develop actions to ensure rights of assisted/users/students/inmates;
  • plan work;
  • raise assisted/users/internal awareness;

  • Activities

    • carry out rounds;
    • set an example;
    • evaluate the productivity of interns;
    • participate in the elaboration of the polydimensional diagnosis;
    • establish schedule;
    • exchange experiences;
    • demonstrate enthusiasm;
    • participate in general magazine planning (surprise);
    • monitor assisted/users/students/ internal to calls;
    • demonstrate persistence;
    • forward official documentation;
    • perform artistic activities;
    • notify persons and entities;
    • advise public authorities in the implementation of programs and projects;
    • dialogue with family members and/or neighbors;
    • talk with family and/or neighborhood;
    • view assisted/users;
    • approach assisted/users;
    • monitor behavior;
    • evaluate adherence to treatment;
    • verify the content of interns' correspondence (received and sent);
    • inform public prosecutor and/or power judiciary the violated rights;
    • inspect child care entities and teenagers;
    • perform activities focused on spirituality;
    • search family history;
    • receive reports;
    • monitor the daily routine of the student/ internal;
    • evaluate reinsertion of assisted/users;
    • awakening in the assisted/users/students a desire to change their lives;
    • participate in multidisciplinary teams;
    • perform recreational and sports activities;
    • report violation of rules by inmates;
    • receive information about violation of rights;
    • evaluate actions;
    • performing recreational pedagogical activities;
    • approaching assisted/users;
    • establish partnerships with public and/or private entities;
    • map audience;
    • perform home visits;
    • respect differences;
    • define strategies;
    • analyze cases;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • collect statistical data;
    • demonstrate self-control;
    • develop group dynamics;
    • travel perimeters and areas;
    • exchange assisted/users/ students;
    • support technical teams with information about interns;
    • raise awareness about rules and norms;
    • participate in the preparation of questionnaires;
    • demonstrate courage;
    • participate in work planning (ppp, sink, etc);
    • analyze practices;
    • participate in the development of standards;
    • raise awareness of risks;
    • travel around perimeters and areas;
    • performing recreational and sports activities;
    • set goals;
    • overcoming adverse situations;
    • acolher educando;
    • change strategies;
    • acting under pressure;
    • monitor socio-educational meetings;
    • manage conflicts;
    • define administrative routine;
    • evaluate the behavior of inmates;
    • awaken hope;
    • establish visit itinerary;
    • advise behavioral changes;
    • identify target audience;
    • pass the shift;
    • schedule visits;
    • receive requests for help from the family;
    • receive spontaneous demand;
    • perform labor therapy activities;
    • identify inmates at risk;
    • perform leisure and cultural activities;
    • replace assisted/users/ students;
    • receive complaints;
    • check the number of inmates in the cells;
    • identify whether inmates are being met;
    • perform activities using dogs;
    • review the cells;
    • review the inmate and visitors;
    • dialogue with assisted/users/students;
    • make decisions;
    • invite assisted/users to participate in socio-educational activities;
    • verify the occurrence of violation of rights ;
    • requesting services;
    • verify complaints;
    • open call procedure;
    • demonstrate proactivity;
    • observe the needs of assisted/users/students;
    • demonstrate ease of communication;
    • reporting a risk situation;
    • stay alert;
    • leading inmates to pedagogical activities, work and leisure;
    • hold meetings to evaluate assisted/users;
    • receiving student/inmate;
    • map perimeters or areas;
    • work as a team;
    • plan events;
    • awakening hope;
    • exercise listening activity;
    • accompanying the student in socio-educational activities;
    • evaluate adherence to socio-educational measures;
    • guiding assisted/users/ interns/ family members and students about and the rights and/or duties;
    • log occurrences;
    • accompany students and/or technicians in home visits;
    • establishing visit itinerary;
    • define work methodology;
    • forward assisted/users/inmates/ family members to entities and services;
    • perform safety procedures;
    • fill documents;
    • awaken aptitudes, abilities;
    • monitor family and social reintegration of assisted/users;
    • taking risks;
    • raise awareness of rules and norms;
    • return;
    • observe the behavior of assisted/users/students/inmates;
    • create links;
    • rescue assisted/users/inmates;
    • perform group therapies;
    • awakening in assisted/users/students a desire to change their lives;
    • request redemption of assisted/users/ internal;
    • building habits;
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • establishing a visit itinerary;
    • accompanying visitors (family members, lawyers) ;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • advise assisted/users/students/inmates;
    • point out alternatives;
    • aim for alternatives;
    • demonstrate understanding ability;
    • redeem self-esteem;
    • build habits;
    • seek identification and empathy;
    • register assisted/users/students/inmates;
    • identify violated rights of assisted/users /students/ interns;
    • monitoring assisted/users/students/ internal to calls;
    • fulfill requests from assisted/users/students/ interns;
    • request rescue of assisted/users/ internal;
    • request referral of students/inmates;
    • advise behavior changes;
    • guiding assisted/users/inmates/ family members and students about and the rights and/or duties;
    • prepare service and follow-up reports;
    • analyze results;
    • perform pedagogical monitoring;
    • inspire confidence;
    • develop workshops;
    • talk with family members and/or neighbors;

    Sectors that hire Social educator the most in the job market

    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • welfare services without accommodation
    • child education - day care
    • social assistance activities provided in collective and private residences
    • associative activities
    • psychosocial assistance to people with psychic disorders, mental disability and chemical dependency
    • general public administration
    • orphanages
    • assistance hostels
    • other teaching activities

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