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Supporting your NQSWs during their ASYE and recording their progressive assessment is an important part of the ASYE.

The record of support and progressive assessment (RSPA) and the critical reflection log (CRL) are key evidence templates for recording and evidencing the ASYE assessment process. You should refer to the guidance for completing the RSPA and guidance for completing the CRL when completing these templates.

The following information details the responsibilities of the NQSW and assessor at each assessment stage and the provides the templates for the evidence that is required.

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Part 1: Beginning the ASYE

Responsibilities of the NQSW:

Identification of learning and development needs at the start of the ASYE to inform the discussion at the support and assessement meeting; planning for the assessment process and the personal development plan (PDP).

Resposibilities of the assessor:

Setting out and agreeing the support and assessment agreement, including roles and responsibilities and developing the PDP based on the NQSW's reflection in part 1 of the critical reflection log.

 
The table details the evidence documents needed to complete the part 1 review.
Evidence requiredDocument reference number Completed by 
Heading page  1: HP   
Critical reflection log: part 1  1: CRL  NQSW
Initial professional development plan for first three months  1: PDP  NQSW
Support and assessment agreement  1: RSPA  Assessors

 

Part 2: First three months

Responsibilities of the NQSW

Development of critically reflective practice: identification of progress and continuing development needs; planning for the three month review and interim assessment.

Resposibilities of the assessor:

Review of support and progress with reference to the NQSW's critical reflection log and other evidence submitted; undertaking interim assessment.

 

The table details the evidence documents needed to complete the part 2 review.
Evidence required Document reference number Completed  by
Heading page  2: HP   
Critical reflection log part 2: reflection on learning in first three months  2: CRL  NQSW
PDP three - six months  2:PDP  NQSW
RSPA part 2: the first three months (review of progress and interim assessment at three months)   2: RSPA  Assessor
Direct observation template  2: DO  NQSW and assessor
Verification of professional documentation viewed to date   2: PD  NQSW and assessor
Feedback from other professionals template  2: OP  NQSW and professional observer
Evidence of feedback from people in need of care and support or carers  2: SU  NQSW and assessor

Please note: there isn't a template for 2: SU, evidence must be gathered in a way that's appropriate to the setting.

 

Part 3: Three to six months

Responsibilities of the NQSW:

Progressive development of critically reflective practice; recording in critical reflection log and planning for the six months review and interim assessment.

Resposibilities of the assessor:

Review of the support and progress with reference to the NQSW's critical reflection log and other evidence submitted; undertaking interim assessment.

 

The table details the evidence documents needed to complete the part 3 review.
Evidence required Document reference number Completed  by
Heading page  3: HP   
Critical reflection log part 3: reflection on learning, three to six months  3: CRL  NQSW
PDP six to 12 months  3: PDP  NQSW
RSPA part 3: the three to six months (review of progress and interim assessment at six months)   3: RSPA  Assessor
Direct observation template  3: DO  NQSW and assessor
Verification of professional documentation viewed to date   3: PD  NQSW and assessor
Feedback from other professionals template  3: OP

 NQSW and professional observer

Evidence of feedback from people in need of care and support or carers  3: SU  NQSW and assessor

Please note: there isn't a template for 3: SU, evidence must be gathered in a way that's appropriate to the setting.

 

Part 3A: Optional nine month review

It's the role of the employer to decide if this optional review is required.

The table details the evidence documents needed to complete the part 3A review.
Evidence required Document reference number Completed  by
Heading page  3A: HP   
Critical reflection log part 3: reflection on learning, six to nine months  3A: CRL  NQSW
PDP six to 12 months  3A: PDP  NQSW
RSPA part 4: the six to 12 months (review of progress and interim assessment at six months)   3A: RSPA  Assessor
Direct observation template  3A: DO  NQSW and assessor
Verification of professional documentation viewed to date   3A: PD  NQSW and assessor
Feedback from other professionals template  3A: OP

 NQSW and professional observer

Evidence of feedback from people in need of care and support or carers  3A: SU  NQSW and assessor

Please note: there isn't a template for 3A: SU, evidence must be gathered in a way that's appropriate to the setting.

 

Part 4: Six to 12 months

Responsibilities of the NQSW

Working towards the end of the ASYE - consolidation of learning, recording in the critical reflection log and planning for continued professional development.

Resposibilities of the assessor

Final review of support and progress with reference to the NQSW's critical reflection log and other evidence submitted; final assessment leading to recommendation of outcome decision.

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The table details the evidence documents needed to complete the part 4 review.
Evidence required Document reference number Completed  by
Heading page  4: HP   
Critical reflection log part 4: reflection on learning, six months  4: CRL  NQSW
PDP six to 12 months  4: PDP  NQSW
RSPA part 4: the six to 12 months (final review and assessment including recommendation of assessment decision)   4: RSPA  Assessor
Direct observation template  4: DO  NQSW and assessor
Verification of professional documentation viewed to date   4: PD  NQSW and assessor
Feedback from other professionals template  4: OP

 NQSW and professional observer

Evidence of feedback from people in need of care and support or carers  4: SU  NQSW and assessor

Please note: there isn't a template for 4: SU, evidence must be gathered in a way that's appropriate to the setting.