Year 1 – Social Care jobs in Somerset

Year 1

Effective support is essential in enabling the transition into practicing social work. Our managers recognise the impact of effective NQSW support (including protected time away for training and development) on both the quality of practice and the ability to retain staff who have the potential to become great social workers. That’s why Somerset has a fantastic ASYE year programme in place.


  • The programme will offer you:
  • a protected case load of up to 50% to allow you to access training and development opportunities.
  • a structured training programme tailored to NQSWs. Time out of work will be given to attend this training.
  • workplace learning opportunities within your team including shadowing more experienced staff.
  • fortnightly supervision for the first 6 months of practice.
  • a learning and development plan.
  • observations and assessments.
  • Child Protection training.


  • You will complete:
  • Assessed and Supported Year in Employment dedicated training programme.