Step Up to Social Work
The Berkshire Regional Partnership has been successful in gaining funding for another cohort of Step Up to Social Work, for high achieving graduates who are thinking of a career change. Opportunities are available at each of the local authority partners within the partnership : Bracknell Forest Council (Lead Partner), Reading now known as Brighter Futures for Children, Slough Children's Services Trust and West Berkshire Council.
Step Up to Social Work is a 14 month post graduate intensive fulltime qualifying programme. The course will start in January 2020 as part of the 6th cohort funded by the Department for Education.
So what do I need to apply?
You will need to have experience of voluntary or paid work with children, young people and families and will need to demonstrate your maturity and emotional resilience.
A minimum 2:1 level 6 degree qualification in a different subject
Or a 2:2 honours degree plus a higher degree (level 7 or above)
Grade C or above GCSE English Language and Maths
Live in England
Application is not through the usual university route you need to apply through the Department of Education website and the application window is open from 4th February 18th March 2019