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Includes newly qualified social workers and social workers.

Development programmes

We fund the assessed and supported year in employment (ASYE) for newly qualified practitioners.

ASYE is delivered by Skills for Care.

Assessed and supported year in employment (ASYE)

For newly qualified social workers to develop their skills, knowledge and professional confidence.

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Professional development

Develop your social work practice

Find out about continuing professional development (CPD) for social work practitioners.


Newly qualified social workers are social workers in their first year of practice. They may get extra support through the assessed and supported year in employment (ASYE) programme.

Child and family social workers provide assessments, interventions and support to ensure the well-being and safety of children and families.

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