Newly Qualified Social Workers

Posted 30 Jun 2020

Richmond and Wandsworth Council

Greater London (Other)

Job Type:contractDuration:12 months
Category:OtherRecruiter Reference:randw/TP/17402/1918
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:£32,500 starting salary will be reviewed on completion of ASYE probation period.

Job Description

In Richmond and Wandsworth Councils we are highly committed to supporting and investing in our workforce by embracing newly qualified staff and by making training and career progression a central feature of Continuing Professional Development via our Social Care Academy.

We currently have a number of exciting opportunities for Newly Qualified Social Workers available across Richmond and Wandsworth Adults Social Services teams including our integrated locality teams, social care mental health teams and Hospital teams.

We offer the ASYE programme to all NQSW’s and will support you to continue to develop your skills and expertise throughout your social work career.

If you come and work for us, we will offer you:

  • Induction package
  • Reflective practice sessions, ASYE workshops and Action Learning Sets.
  • Strong commitment to professional supervision and supporting staff
  • Reduced case load in your first year
  • Excellent training and support with continuing professional development
  • The benefits of a regional teaching partnership with Kingston University
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Staff benefit Scheme / Staff discounts

For an informal discussion please contact Dijana Derakovic-Hodzic (ASYE manager, Adult Social Servicies at

To apply for this job please click on the 'Apply online' button at the bottom of the page.

This post requires a DBS check

Equality Statement

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.

We are pleased to be Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to Apply

Apply Online