ASYE Social Worker

Date:  28-Feb-2023
Job Location: 


This is a Gloucestershire County Council job.

  • Job Title:                            ASYE Social Worker
  • Job Location:                     Gloucestershire - various locations across the county
  • Salary:                               £32,909 - £33,820 per annum (pro rata) 
  • Hours per Week:               37.00 
  • Contract Type:                   Permanent 
  • Closing Date:                     31/03/2023 
  • Job Requisition Number:   5180



Are you an enthusiastic Newly Qualified Social Worker (NQSW) passionate about working with people and committed in your own learning and development? Then we would love to hear from you!


Gloucestershire County Council Adult Social Care are holding a series of recruitment events in 2023 to share details of our ASYE Social Worker vacancies. Our events aim to inspire anyone who is thinking about joining our Adult Social Care teams.


You will have a unique opportunity to meet our Practice Development and Recruitment and Retention Teams and ask them any questions you may have. You will gain insight into how we work and to gain some useful tips on the application process.


We want to inspire you to make a difference too. Please visit our Recruitment Events webpage for more information. If you need any further details, please email our Adults Recruitment Team today!


About the roles:


Gloucestershire County Council Adult Social Care is pleased to extend invitations to Newly Qualified Social Workers to undertake a mandatory supportive and dynamic Assessed and Supported Year of Employment (ASYE).


This advert is for positions located countywide. You will be asked for your preference of location at interview. We encourage you to take a look at our commuting times map to see how accessible our teams are to you. You can find out more about the Teams on our “Meet our Teams” webpage.


The ASYE is an induction year; supporting NQSW's to establish themselves on the first step of their professional career. All NQSW’s who are enrolled on our ASYE will be offered a robust, structured ASYE programme (which has been developed through feedback from ASYE Social Workers), peer supervision, practice development workshops and access to a dedicated ASYE coordinator from the Practice Development Team to support you throughout your programme.


The teams have supportive and engaged management structures which include Integrated Social Care Managers, Deputy Social Care Managers, Social Work Leads and Social Care Leads. Other staff members include qualified Senior Social Workers, Social Workers, Adult Social Care Practitioners, and dedicated Administration teams.



About us:


Gloucestershire County Council Adult Social Care uses the Three Conversation approach, a model that re-emphasises focus on people, their strengths and the networks and community around them.

Our Social Workers do all they can to make the difference to local communities in Gloucestershire. Here are some of the benefits we offer in return for your hard work:


  • Relocation allowance of up to £5,000 subject to eligible criteria
  • Strong emphasis on a supportive working environment and developing our employees with 94% having participated in their annual appraisal and regular health and wellbeing events
  • Safe, supportive, and positive working environment with regular, robust supervision
  • Transfer options after one year in post, allowing for continuous development of skills and knowledge in different Adult Social Care settings
  • Accredited post-qualified training opportunities, enabling you to develop your skills
  • Personal licences to Adults CCINFORM
  • Access to mandatory training and additional topical bi-annual workshops
  • Clear career progression pathways, to support you in progressing professionally and personally
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) that provides free, confidential, counselling and advice for employees, available 24 hours a day, online and by telephone
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Gloucestershire Salary Sacrifice Green Car Scheme (T&C's apply)
  • Links to employee networks such as Prism (LGBT+) network and the Young Employees Network
  • 25.5 days annual leave rising to 30.5 days after 5 years employment, plus Bank Holidays
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Staff discount scheme that offers access to great savings including discounts with major supermarket chains and high street retailers



About you:


We are looking for passionate Newly Qualified Social Workers who are able to identify themselves against the nine domains of the professional capabilities framework. You must be enthusiastic about learning and developing your practice as a professional, modelling quality and creating space for reflection. We will offer you an environment catered to do this, including challenging you with professional curiosity and supporting you to build effective working relationships within a professional network.


To be eligible for the ASYE programme, you need to have been qualified within the last two years and be registered with Social Work England (SWE). If you haven’t received your qualification or SWE registration yet, then you should only apply if you are expecting to receive/apply for these this academic year, meaning you are able to begin your ASYE programme in mid-October 2023.


Join us today:


Hopefully you are encouraged to join our teams as a Newly Qualified Social Worker. To apply for our ASYE programme click “Apply Online” today!


Applications will close on Friday 31st March 2023 at midnight however please note that we reserve the right to close our advert earlier than stated due to the number of applications received. Please note that sponsorships are not on offer for these positions.


You will also find links to the Job Profile and Guidance Notes below. This position is subject to an Adults Enhanced with Barred List DBS check.

If you feel you need further advice or would like to chat about this opportunity, please email to arrange a convenient time for a call back. 



ASYE application process:

  • All candidates will be contacted regarding interviews by Friday, 28th April 2023.
  • Should your application be shortlisted, interviews will proceed in person, on the 22nd and/or 23rd May 2023.
  • Please ensure you are available on the above dates prior to submitting your application.




Additional Information

To access the Job Profile for this role, please follow the link below:-


Job Profile - Newly qualified Social Worker

This Position is subject to a DBS check.

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining excellent people to work for us, so that we can best serve all of Gloucestershire’s diverse communities.  Our promise to you is that we will provide an inclusive and supportive working environment that enables you to bring your whole self to work and realise your full potential.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

Hybrid working arrangements are available for the majority of our roles, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice, with a mix of both remote and office working.