Newly Qualified Social Workers (ASYE)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/11/2020 23:59
£29,577 per annum plus £1239 essential car user allowance
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Sunderland and area
Closing date:
22 Nov
Further Information

Newly Qualified Social Workers (ASYE)

Salary - £29,577 per annum plus £1239 essential car user allowance for first year of employment

No previous applicants from 2020 please.

You will need to hold a BA/MA / Dip SW and you will need to be registered with Social Work England.

Are you an ambitious newly qualified social worker looking to kick-start your career? Sunderland is the place for you.

Sunderland is offering a salary of £29,577 plus £1239 essential car user allowance for first year of employment, then rising to £30,451 plus £1239 per annum essential car user allowance and 2% recruitment and retention allowance after success completion of your Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE). We also have a commitment to staff:

• Work in small teams made up of a Team Manager, an Assistant Team Manager and no more than 7 social workers;
• Have a commitment to maintain manageable caseloads;
• Provide laptops and mobile phones to every social worker to make mobile and flexible working easier;
• Have introduced a career progression scheme which is underpinned by a professional learning and development plan;
• High quality supervision, which is reflective.

Sunderland Children’s Social Care has the following structure:
A central Integrated Contact and Referral Team made up of social care, police and health professionals
4 Assessment Teams who undertake Single Assessments and Child Protection Investigations.
10 Safeguarding Teams based in 5 localities (Central 1, 2 & 3, North 1 and 2, Coalfields 1 and 2, Washington 1 and 2, Pre-Birth) responsible for Child in Need, Child Protection and Children Looked After.
2 city wide Permanence Teams responsible for Children Looked After
2 city wide Next Steps Team responsible for care leavers
1 city wide Adoption Team and 1 city wide Fostering Team.

Additional benefits include:
• Pension Scheme: Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.
• Annual Leave: Together for Children offers 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays. This increases to 30 days after 5 years’ service. The Company recognises that employees may wish to take more than their contractual entitlement of annual leave. The Company therefore offers employees the opportunity to request to purchase additional annual leave via a salary sacrifice scheme.
• Flexi Scheme: We are a very flexible employer offering employees the opportunity to strike the right balance between home and the workplace. Where business needs dictate a flexi time policy is in operation which means that employees can bank time accrued during business hours. Employees can take up to 2 days flexible leave per accounting period.

Our other generous employee benefits

• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Childcare Vouchers Scheme
• Long Service Awards
• My Club Nissan Scheme, 20% off a brand new Nissan.
• Relocation Scheme up to £3000
• Subsidised gym membership through Everyone Active
For further information on the position of Newly Qualified Social Worker please email lynn.stoneley@togetherforchildren.org.uk .

Closing Date for applications is 22nd November 2020

Interview are expected to be held 30th November 2020

Please note
This job is closed for applications.