Newly Qualified Social Workers

Newly Qualified Social Workers (ASYE)

Salary: £29,517

36 hours per week

Role profile


Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children and their families?

Build a strong foundation for your career?

Join the London Borough of Barnet to start your career within our Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) programme.

Our vision is focused on making Barnet an even better place to live for all families; at the heart our vision for Family Friendly Barnet is the concept of Resilient Families and Resilient Children. In Barnet our ambition is to be the most Family Friendly Borough in London by 2020 through building the resilience of our communities, families and children. Our service transformation is supported by a resilience-based approach, which provides a solid evidenced based foundation on which to develop our workforce by giving them the tools which enable the building of resilience of children, families and communities.

To drive our ambition we are changing the way in which we deliver services to children and families by:

  • empowering and equipping our workforce to understand the importance and meaning of purposeful interventions with families

  • ensuring our organisational culture, systems and tools are in place  to  support the delivery of high quality child and family interventions

  • retaining, attracting and growing a workforce of effective practitioners/staff who are well supported, child focused, curious and inquisitive about what they are seeing and assessing.

Our child population is predicted to be one of the largest in London by 2020 and it is your chance to make a positive contribution to our children and families.

We will offer you an unrivalled experience to build your career. You will be supported and mentored throughout. We offer structured learning, bespoke training and regular one to one reflective supervision, as well as regular group supervision through the Barnet Children’s Practice Academy. In addition to competitive salary and generous annual leave, we have a wide range of other benefits on offer.

If you have qualified as a social worker in the last two years or are completing your social work qualification, you are a dynamic, motivated and committed individual, have passion and enthusiasm for social work we look forward to receiving your application.

We are committed to ensuring that your skills and strengths are developed and you can have the best possible experience. We offer a clear career path and after successfully completing your ASYE year you will have developed the knowledge, skills, experience and confidence to join our existing workforce.

Barnet is a vibrant, diverse and successful city-suburb of London with big ambitions. We are looking for someone to show initiative, leadership and, a commitment to working in a busy local authority environment.

Now is the best time to join the London Borough of Barnet, one of London’s fastest growing boroughs.

Please submit your CV and personal statement describing and evidencing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role as outlined in the role profile.

Closing Date – 5 August

Assessment day week commencing - 13 August

Interviews week commencing – 20 August

If you haven’t heard from us by the assessment week you have not been successful on this occasion.


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