ASYE Social Worker

  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Salary: £33,024 - £35,745 - pay award pending
  • Location: Halton Borough Council
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 07/07/2024 at 23:59
  • Reference: CHI/24/276243

Are you a Newly Qualified looking start your career in Social Work? Then we would love to hear from you.

If you are an experienced social worker then please click the following link to access our advert for experienced social workers Halton Borough Council (

We currently have positions available for Newly Qualified Social Workers within the Child in need team and Child in care team where you will receive a structured package of support throughout your Assessed and supported year of employment.

We offer a nurturing ASYE programme for newly qualified workers which includes a protected caseload, dedicated time for study and additional reflective supervisions.

The support you will be provided will be through our newly created Social Work Academy who will allocate you a designated ASYE assessor. You will have access to a monthly peer reflection group, specialised training and development with opportunities to progress beyond your ASYE year.

When you become a permanent Social Work employee at Halton Borough Council we'll welcome you with a payment of up to £4000* to recognise your contribution to our Children’s Services.

We’re offering £2000 (pro-rata for part-time) to new appointments made to permanent qualified social work roles. There is an additional payment of £2000 (pro-rata for part-time) paid to new appointments in qualified social worker posts in the Children in Need Teams.

We are keen to invite shortlisted candidates for interview prior to the advert closing, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application.

  • Do you have a passion to make a difference to the lives of children?

  • Are you looking for somewhere where you can make as much of a difference to the life chances of children and young people as possible?

  • A place where you are always looking forward? Where there’s a big focus on continuous learning and career progression?

We have a strong vision for social work practice in Halton and we are currently embedding a relationship based practice model that has systemic practice at its core. We’re on a journey for excellence and we’ve made it our mission to ensure that children and young people get the best service from us, so they are able to thrive and achieve.

We are committed to supporting our Social Workers and Managers to achieve their aspirations too. Working with us, you will have real opportunities to progress your career through training and development as an advanced practitioner, or future leader.

We offer an extensive benefits package as well as an attractive financial package with a range of other benefits, including a generous leave allowance (up to 34 days), a flexible working week, free parking, car allowance, car lease scheme, health and wellbeing initiatives and discount scheme.  We are within easy commutable distance of Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside regions. We also cover the cost of your Social Work England registration fee for a two year period (2023 - 2025 registration year).

Halton is a thriving and vibrant Borough where people can learn and develop their skills; enjoy a good quality of life with good health; a high quality, modern urban environment; the opportunity for all to fulfil their potential; greater wealth and quality, sustained by a thriving business community; and safer, stronger and more attractive neighbourhoods.

Social Worker posts are subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure and Social Work England Registration.

For an informal discussion about our Social Work posts, please contact Kadie Molyneux (Service Manager – Social Work Academy) on 01515117557


At Halton Borough Council we want to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce and a vital part of this is to encourage diversity in all respects. We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and tailored to best suit the needs and strength of the individual. This includes making adjustments for people with a disability, neurodiversity or with long-term health conditions. If you require accommodations, please reach out during the recruitment process so that we can make this the best possible experience for you –

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.


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