Social Worker ASYE
Role: ASYE/Newly qualified Social Worker
Division: Supporting Families Division
Salary: Grade I -£40,503-£43,701 plus zone 2&3 travel card – (salary will go up to £42,510, once you pass your first year of ASYE)
Are you a child-centred, committed and creative newly qualified Social Worker looking to start your ASYE? If you are passionate about building relationships with children and families and focused on working towards positive outcomes for children we would love you to apply.
We particularly welcome applications from Social Workers from Global majority backgrounds.
Join our dynamic team of social workers and be part of an inclusive organization that values diversity and empowers individuals from all cultures and backgrounds. We believe that a diverse workforce brings unique perspectives and enriches our ability to serve our community. Apply now and contribute to creating positive change together!
In Tower Hamlets we are committed to building relationships and strengthening families by working with people in a compassionate and understanding way.
We are ambitious for Tower Hamlets children and families and endeavour for every child and young person to be healthy, safe and successful.
Our Better Together Practice Framework is based on the ideas and concepts which underpin Restorative Practice and draws from other strength-based approaches, such as Systemic and Trauma Informed Practice
Our C-Change approach: Connect, Curious, Community, Co-Produce, Collaborate, Check, sets out “6 Cs ” for our work with children, young people their parents and carers, and each other.
We've been working hard to make Tower Hamlets a great place to practice social work. We are committed to developing excellent Social Work practitioners and making Tower Hamlets an employer of choice.
We offer the opportunity to undertake your ASYE in various teams across Children’s Social Care, now known as Supporting Families. You will be asked for your team preferences if your application is shortlisted, and we will endeavour to put you forward for one of your team choices if successful at interview.
We offer a competitive salary starting salary at Grade I-K- £40,503-£43,701, this will go up to £42,510, once you pass your first year of ASYE and you will also be eligible for an annual travel allowance covering zones 2-3. We are committed to developing excellent Social Work practitioners and if you choose to work with us you will benefit from:
- Five years of support from the Learning Academy through our Steps to Success Program for your ASYE and beyond
- A diverse caseload and good quality reflective supervision
- Opportunities to undertake further study and complete Post-Qualifying modules through our partner universities post ASYE
Tower Hamlets provides wide-ranging and excellent training and development opportunities, which include university accredited courses, e-learning, online classroom-based training and on the go opportunities. We also offer flexible learning opportunities through our subscriptions to Research in Practice and Making Research Count and various learning opportunities through our membership with the North East London Teaching Partnership.
If successfully shortlisted, you will be invited to partake in stage 1 and 2 of the interview process (a group challenge and written exercise) on the 14th/15th/16th / 19th June 2023.
If successful in stage 1 and 2, you will be invited for a panel interview stage 3 the 26th/27th/28th/ 29th June 2023.
The test stage 1 and 2 and interviews will take place in person/face to face settings.
Please note that to apply for these posts you must meet the following criteria:
- Be anticipating successful completion of your social work course and subsequent Social Work England registration by proposed date October 2022
- Have completed your social work qualification within the last 2 years
- Not have commenced and not completed your ASYE elsewhere
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Luisa or Nazma vai email:
How to apply
Please complete the application via the recruitment Alvius system