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ASYE/Newly Qualified Social Worker

  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: J-2205
  • Published: Thu 09/05/2024, 11:21 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 26/05/2024, 1:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 Hours
  • Salary: £42,855 - £54,135
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Town Hall, 160 Whitechapel Road, LONDON

Role: ASYE/Newly qualified Social Worker

Division: Supporting Families Division 

Contract: Permanent

Salary: Grade I-K - £42,855 plus zone 2&3 travel card – this will go up to £44,862 once you pass your first year of ASYE

 

About you

If you are committed to building relationships with children and families and focused on working towards improving the lives of children we would love you to apply.

Join our dynamic team of social workers and be part of an inclusive organisation 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.

We particularly welcome applications from Social Workers from Global majority backgrounds and from those who have care experience- in Tower Hamlets this is a protected characteristic.

Apply now and contribute to creating positive change together!

 

About Us

In Tower Hamlets we believe that the best place for children is to be raised within their own families, immediate or wider, wherever it is safe and appropriate to do so. 

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. 

Our offer:

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 - £42,855 this will go up to £44,862 once you pass your first year of ASYE and you will also be eligible for an annual travel card 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:

·    In your first year of practice, you will have a dedicated practice leader to support you through the learning and assessment involved in this first year.

·    You will have a diverse caseload and good quality reflective supervision

·    In the second year of practice, you can opt in to continue having additional reflective supervision and are encouraged to do a consolidation module.

·    In the following three years the Learning Academy will work with you to consider the best way to develop you support through our Steps to Success Program for your ASYE

and beyond

·    This includes a range of 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.

Requirement

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 2024
  • Have completed your social work qualification within the last 2 years
  • Not have commenced and not completed your ASYE elsewhere


Interview

If successfully shortlisted, you will be invited to partake in test stage 1 and 2 of the interview process (a group challenge and written exercise) on the 10th to 13th of June 2024.

If successful in stage 1 and 2, you will be invited for a panel interview stage 3 the 24th to 27th of June 2024. Please hold these dates

All interviews will take place face to face in Tower Hamlets Town Hall in Whitechapel.


For an informal discussion about the role, please contact

Luisa Dornelas at Luisa.Dornelas@towerhamlets.gov.uk or Learning Academy on LearningAcademy@towerhamlets.gov.uk

 

  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: J-2205
  • Published: Thu 09/05/2024, 11:21 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 26/05/2024, 1:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 Hours
  • Salary: £42,855 - £54,135
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Town Hall, 160 Whitechapel Road, LONDON