Skills for Care

The resources on this page support assessors and supervisors to embed the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE).

The assessors and supervisors toolkit includes guidance and resources on providing effective professional supervision and holistic assessment to newly qualified social workers undertaking the ASYE. 


The assessors and supervisors toolkit

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This section outlines your key role as an ASYE supervisor or assessor and the relationships you'll need to establish in order to support your newly qualified social worker (NQSW) in their first year of employment.


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In this section find out what an holistic assessment is and how it can be used in your role as an assessor or supervisor.

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Learn about reflective supervision and its contribution to holistic assessment. This section explores the importance of the relationship between the supervisor or assessor and NQSW and includes the role of the learning agreement which has progressive assessment at its core.


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In this section you'll discover the skills needed to record an assessment decision in the record of support and progressive assessment (RSPA) and learn how assessment decisions are supported and moderated locally.


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This section is for all roles that are responsible for and contribute to, the overall effectiveness of ASYE, usually working collaboratively in regional partnerships. It outlines key issues and signposts resources relevant to the strategic development of ASYE including links with wider organisational development.


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This section looks at your own development as a supervisor or assessor and the standards you'll be working towards.