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Assessed and Supported Year in Employment

Module codeSWK4010
Start dateOctober 2020


Most large employers offer ASYE as part of the probationary period, and this module is designed to their training and development programmes. This module enables newly qualified social workers (NQSWs) during the ASYE to consolidate their social work knowledge, skills and values in their area of practice. It will enable NQSWs to critically reflect on and review their development to facilitate high-quality practice and service delivery. It will contribute to understanding and achieving the PCF at ASYE level and the KSS..

Course content

  • Working within the complexities of social work practice, such as multi-agency working, promoting welfare and safeguarding
  • Evidence-based practice and research-minded approaches
  • Working with challenging behaviour (from service users and other professionals)
  • Emotional resilience and wellbeing
  • Skills of critical reflection for professional development
  • Career conversations: after ASYE, what next?

Teaching dates

  • Tuesday 20 October 2020
  • Tuesday 17 November 2020
  • Tuesday 12 December 2020
  • Tuesday 19 January 2021
  • Tuesday 16 February 2021

Teaching will be predominately if not fully, delivered online, subject to COVID-19 restrictions.

How to apply

Please email our CPD Social Work Administration team to express an interest in this programme.

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