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Step Up to Social Work

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Closed for applications on 05/05/2017 23:59
Bursary of £19,833
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Social Care - Children Service
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Closing date:
5 May

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This job is closed for applications.

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Step Up to Social Work is an intensive, 14-month, full-time, employer-led training programme for trainee social workers, with all your course fees paid, and you'll benefit from £19,833 bursary to support you for the duration of the course.

Darlington is one of the Local Authorities offering placements in Cohort 5.

A minimum of 170 placement days of social work experience in local authorities is generally undertaken, alongside academic elements.

Students who finish the programme successfully will qualify with a postgraduate diploma in social work. They will be able to register as social workers with the HCPC.

Eligibility criteria:
Applicants must have one of the following in any discipline except social work from a UK higher education institution (or an approved overseas equivalent):
• a minimum 2:1 level 6 degree qualification
• a minimum 2:2 honours degree plus a higher degree (level 7 or above), which can include a master's degree or a Postgraduate Certificate in Education

As well as above applicants must also have all of the following:
• GCSEs in English or English language and mathematics at grade C or above (or approved equivalent)
• experience of voluntary or paid work with children, young people or families
• the right to remain and work in the UK

The application process for candidates to apply for this cohort opened on 28 March 2017 and closes on 05 May 2017. Training will begin in January 2018.

Use the following link for more information and to register your interest in the programme.


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