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Newly Qualified Social Worker
  • Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
  • Reference: ASYESW
  • Published: Fri 22/05/2020, 9:05 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 04/06/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours hours per week
  • Salary: £32,029
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Council Offices, Shute End, Wokingham RG40 1BN, Berkshire

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Newly Qualified Social Worker

ASYE Social Worker, Children’s Social Care

This is an exciting time to join Wokingham Borough Council as we expand our children’s workforce to meet an increase in demand for our services and create innovative new teams, using Signs of Safety as our practice framework.

When Children's Services get involved in the life of a child our priority is to make sure our social workers have the support, time and resources they need to provide an excellent quality of service - the kind of service we ourselves would wish to receive.

We know that the success of ANY team will be dependent upon the people we employ. Social Workers in Wokingham are valued for the important and challenging work they undertake. As an ASYE at Wokingham you will find an environment where your practice can flourish and learning and development is promoted. Many of our current Social Workers started with us as ASYEs.

As an ASYE you are guaranteed a protected caseload and dedicated practice consultant support to ensure that you feel safe and supported as you begin your career with us in Social Care.

We are keen to hear from those that are flexible and dynamic who want to achieve the best outcomes for our children and young people.

The Social Worker role – you will work in partnership with children, young people and those connected to them, in order to co-create plans that meet their identified needs.

Wokingham Borough Council is based in Wokingham Town Centre, an attractive market town in Berkshire, with excellent road and rail links and is easily accessible from London and Reading. It is only 7 miles from the M4 and 10 miles from the M3. The Borough has good schools and low levels of crime and the town is attractive to families and residents, the majority of whom enjoy a high quality of life.

What we can offer you:-

  • Manageable caseloads and supportive management
  • Excellent Learning & Development and Career Progression programme
  • Relocation package
  • Generous Annual Leave allowance
  • Flexible work
  • Enhanced Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • A number of discount and benefit schemes

Please go to for more information about Our Offer.

For more information, please contact Ellie Angus at or tel: 07920821375

To apply, please send your CV to

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

WBC is an equal opportunities employer.