Gloucestershire County Council Childrens Social Care

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Kickstart your career at Gloucestershire County Council!

Looking for the ideal place to start your career as a Newly Qualified Social Worker or to progress your career in Social Work? Then Gloucestershire wants to hear from you! Located in the heart of the Southwest with Bristol and Birmingham nearby and good links to London, Gloucestershire is a great place to live and work

About our ASYE programme

Praised by Ofsted during its full inspection in 2022, our Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) training programme will support you to grow and develop your practice alongside experienced and established Social Workers within your team. You will be mentored and guided as you build your knowledge and skills with a protected caseload throughout your ASYE. Our Social Work Academy will provide you with protected development time to attend training and receive reflective group supervision each month facilitated by Advanced Practice Consultant Social Workers. In return for your hard work, you will have a starting salary of £32, 909 and will be entitled to a £3000 welcome payment * with your Social Work England registration paid for by us! To register your interest in our ASYE programme, please share your contact details here Gloucestershire’s Children’s Service ASYE Programme 2023 - Gloucestershire County Council

Career progression

 If you have already completed your Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) training programme and looking for a new challenge, then we are keen to hear from you. With a clear career pathway that we offer all our Social Workers, you will be able to confidently progress your career with us. We have a whole host of training and development opportunities which are delivered by our Social Work Academy, who will help and support you with your career. We offer qualified social workers a reward and pay package which includes a competitive starting salary, welcome payment and an annual retention payment of £2,000*. To see more about our roles, have a look here: Apply now - Gloucestershire County Council

About our Social Work Academy

Gloucestershire’s Social Work Academy offers leadership of practice to develop outstanding Social Workers and Social Work leaders who affect positive change for children, young people and families in Gloucestershire. It aims to support all our staff with their professional accreditation responsibilities and career progression options, as well as ensuring that our colleagues receive the highest quality Continuing Professional Development to make sure we are the best at what we do.

Through the academy we have implemented our Essentials social work training programme based on what good practice looks like, with masterclasses from Research in Practice and management development courses run in partnership with the Institute of Public Care.

For more information on our Social Work Academy, please click here The Social Work Academy - Gloucestershire County Council

*Please note, all our welcome payments and retention payments are non-contractual, pro-rata for part time staff and subject to National Insurance and tax deductions. 



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Meet our 2023 exhibitors at The Social Work Show

Meet our 2023 exhibitors at The Social Work Show

As we look forward to the Social Work Show 2023, to be held on 2nd October at the Hilton Deansgate in Manchester, we’re pleased to announce another excellent line up of exhibitors.