Doncaster Children’s Services Trust

Social Worker – Newly Qualified (ASYE)

There is saying that “it takes a village to raise a child”.

At Doncaster Children’s Services Trust, we see ourselves as part of that ‘village’, that community where everyone is playing their role and working together to help vulnerable children have the best start in life.

Are you committed to the highest practice standards and to achieving better outcomes for children, young people and families?

Would you like to complete your ASYE and progress within an organisation that puts children, young people and families at the heart of everything it does?

If you have answered yes to these questions, why not apply to join Doncaster Children’s Services Trust’s Academy of Newly Qualified Social Workers?

We guarantee an interview to Step-up students across the Yorkshire and Humberside Partnership.

 

Details
Posted
Application deadline 18th April 2021
Job reference REQ05082
Job location Doncaster
Hours per-week 37
Salary £31,427

Social Worker – Newly Qualified (ASYE)

Full Time 37 Hours

Permanent

Grade 8 £31,427 

There is saying that “it takes a village to raise a child”.

Here at Doncaster Children’s Services Trust, we see ourselves as part of that ‘village’, that community where everyone is playing their role and working together to help vulnerable children have the best start in life.

Are you committed to the highest practice standards and to achieving better outcomes for children, young people and families?

Would you like to complete your ASYE and progress within an organisation that puts children, young people and families at the heart of everything it does?

If you have answered yes to these questions, why not apply to join Doncaster Children’s Services Trust’s Academy of Newly Qualified Social Workers?

We guarantee an interview to Step-up students across the Yorkshire and Humberside Partnership.

Your Assessed and Supported Year in Employment aims to consolidate your learning from university and support you to further develop and improve your practice. In the Trust’s Academy, the ASYE includes:

  • A comprehensive induction to welcome you to the Trust and to Doncaster
  • Mandatory and bespoke training that is tailored to your individual needs, including workshops, action learning sets and other learning opportunities based on the Knowledge and Skills Statements to underpin your studies and provide a firm foundation to you social work career
  • One to one and group supervision
  • Dedicated time to focus on ASYE development
  • Protected time to complete your ASYE Reflective Portfolio
  • Dedicated support from the Workforce Development Team and Centre for Excellence and access to a Practice Development Social Worker
  • Self-directed learning
  • Shadowing opportunities with a range of services and professionals
  • After completing your ASYE a consolidation of learning year will be offered to really bring your practice to the highest of standards

As part of the Academy, you will also build a network of peers and support each other on your shared journey through the ASYE and beyond.

A few reasons why this would be a good opportunity for you:

  • Your personal development will be second to none as recognised in recent Ofsted findings – “The impact of significant investment in training for social care staff is beginning to be demonstrated in practice”
  • Casework and caseload will be reviewed by the Senior Leadership Team and action taken to ensure workloads remain manageable
  • A visible and approachable leadership team, who want to help you make a difference to children, young people and families
  • Friendly and supportive Social Work teams, with excellent Business Support
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • A competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement and opportunities for flexible working
  • Payment of Social Work England registration fees
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Car Lease Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Blue Light employee discount scheme

Why not start your career within a progressive and forward thinking organisation where the ambition is to have all services Ofsted rated as Outstanding.

If you are interested, please read the attached Job Description & Person Specification and complete the online application form.

We will be taking cohorts into the Academy in June.

Closing Date: Sunday 18th April 2021 (midnight)

Assessment centre and interviews will be held Week Commencing 26th April 2021

 

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