ASYE Policy 212 kB
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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.
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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:
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.
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.
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):
Making the final decision about whether the NQSW has passed the ASYE with support from the practice assessor and supervisor where appropriate.
Familiarising themselves with the contents of the ASYE programme materials, including those issued by Skills for Care and Hampshire County Council workforce development team.
Ensuring the NQSW receives regular formal supervision in line with the ASYE policy namely weekly in the first 6 weeks of the ASYE programme and monthly for the remainder of the year.
Ensuring that arrangements are in place to enable the NQSW to have a reduced caseload and monitoring this regularly to ensure this is maintained throughout the ASYE year.
Ensuring the complexity of the NQSW’s workload is appropriate to their development goals.
Ensuring the NQSW has the opportunity for protected development time.
Attending and participating in the agreement meeting and all the formal review meetings throughout the ASYE programme.
Adding comments to the Record of Support and Progressive Assessment (RSPA) at each review stage.
Informing HR Operations and the Workforce Development teams where you have concerns and deciding on appropriate action.
Keeping records, drafting and issuing letters/documentation with HR support as necessary.
Writing a report for inclusion in the final assessment in the Record of Support and Progressive Assessment.