Adult Social Care - Social Worker positions
Newly Qualified Social Worker (Grade 8 SP 26 - 30)
As a Newly Qualified Social Worker (NQSW) in our teams, you will be following your Assessed and Supported Year (ASYE) in employment. The Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) is a national framework and has been designed to create consistency to help Newly Qualified Social Workers develop skills, knowledge, and capability alongside strengthening confidence. The ASYE is an induction year supporting NQSW's to establish themselves on the first step of their professional career. We recruit to Newly Qualified Social Worker roles annually in March and we use the Professional capabilities framework (PCF) for pre - qualifying and ASYE Social Workers as our recruitment tool. Find out more about your readiness to practice here.
See the full job requirements for Newly Qualified Social Workers here.
See what our staff say about being a Newly Qualified Social Worker in Adult Social Care
Rebecca Hawker - Newly Qualified Social Worker (Tewkesbury team) (2017 - 2018)
“As a Newly Qualified Social Worker I am supported by Gloucestershire County Council through the ASYE programme. This entails having regular supervisions with my supervisor and taking part in monthly group supervisions with other NQSWs. The programme requires NQSWs to create a development folder where they evidence there ongoing development through out the first year of practice by setting SMART goals, planning direct observation, keeping reflective accounts and having regular review meetings. I have enjoyed my ASYE year with Gloucestershire County Council because they encourage reflective practice. In addition the practice educators use innovative techniques to support professionals to think about the wider impact of Social Work. As I am come towards the end of the ASYE year I intend to continue working for Gloucestershire County Council because of the learning culture and the supportive management team who constantly seek to make improvements.”
Social Worker (Grade 8 SP 26 - 30)
As a Social Worker (post-NQSW), you will be expected to practice effectively, exercising high quality judgement in situations of increasing complexity, risk, uncertainty and challenge, acting with confidence and considerable autonomy whilst accessing and using support and advice. We will look to you to integrate your professional knowledge, the views of people using services and research/evaluation evidence in your practice. We will also look to you as a source of reliable knowledge and advice for peers in teams. We would expect you to apply and promote the Code of Ethics, regulatory and policy standards for practice, and continue to pursue continuing professional development and to deepen capability in all domains of the professional capabilities framework.
See the full requirements for Social Workers here .