Talentia promotes and protects the professional and wage interests of over 26 000 highly educated professionals in the field of social work, social welfare, and early childhood education. Talentia is affiliated to Akava, the Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland.
The aim of Talentia’s activities is to ensure that our members feel well at work, are paid fair wages, and can exercise their profession in accordance with their professional ethics. Talentia’s activities are guided by a strategy approved by the Council and prepared by the Board, which both consist of Talentia’s members.
In the current strategy period 2017–2023,Talentia pursues the following goals:
What are Talentia's recommendations for a decent salary level for the most common professions in the social services field? What is the recommended amount of clients per professional in order to maintain healthy and safe working conditions? How to divide work among different professionals in the social work field?
Talentia has 20 local member associations around Finland, 11 professional associations operating across Finland, and 1 nationwide student association. Find the one closest to you and get involved!
Talentia represents as the voice of its members and cooperates internationally through its memberships in The International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), The Trade Union Solidarity Centre of Finland (SASK), and The Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland Akava.