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Workforce Development

Employment guidance - newly qualified social workers in Hampshire Adults' Health and Care

ASYE policy and how to guide

ASYE Policy  Download Adobe Reader to view this PDF 212kB

ASYE How to guide  Download Adobe Reader to view this PDF 413kB

Reasonable adjustments

The workforce development team will provide advice and support where appropriate. It is the responsibility of the line manager to ensure that any assessments and arrangements are followed up.

Dyslexia in the workplace guidance  Download Adobe Reader to view this PDF 177kB - Hampshire County Council

Reasonable adjustments

Job description/role profile

ASYE role profile Microsoft Word 109kB


Advice for managers

If you are considering employing a newly qualified social worker, please contact the Professional Development team to advise of their intended start date. The Professional Development team will then ensure that they are enrolled on the ASYE programme and appoint an assessor.

There are certain documents that you must ask a NQSW to show you at the interview stage: HR help portal


Reflective professional supervision is a crucial part of the support element offered to newly qualified social workers undertaking the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment.

Supervision requirements:

Please be aware that it is mandatory for NQSWs to be supervised by a qualified Social Worker.

These supervision targets are good practice but they must be met in order for us to qualify for funding from Skills for Care who oversee the ASYE programme.

A log of supervision dates must be maintained and submitted to Skills for Care.

Adults' Health and Care supervision policy and guidance

Workload relief

Prof dev ASYE workload reduction - requirements and responsibilities Microsoft Word 2MB

Line manager responsibilities

The primary role of the team manager is to ensure that the ASYE programme is followed correctly in line with the Hampshire County Council ASYE policy and how to guide.

There are a number of key responsibilities (see the policy for details):


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