Join our ASYE Programme

Contract type: Permanent

Contract hours: 37 hrs

Salary: H1, £31,346

Looking for an ASYE programme? If you’re approaching the end of your social work degree and are a passionate advocate for children and young people – we want to hear from you!

We are currently recruiting Newly Qualified Social Workers to join us to commence the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment. In the interim, whilst awaiting your results, we have opportunities to join us as a temporary Social Work Assistant role; allowing both a kick-start and a competitive salary to begin your social work career!

Our established ASYE programme offers:

  • A high level of comprehensive support and supervision
  • Phased insight to the work / caseload
  • Hands-on experience
  • Competitive salary
  • An opportunity to support us in implementing our new model of practice – ‘Blackpool Families Rock’
  • Potential of full-time, permanent employment with great opportunity to progress not only in level, but across a multitude of services

Upon completion, you will have developed the skills, experience and confidence to join our existing workforce and to protect and improve the lives of Blackpool’s most vulnerable children.

With a growing housing market, a developing economy and excellent transport links, there’s never been a better time to work in Blackpool. With modern, town-centre offices, great transport links and a host of employee benefits – our ASYE programme will offer a dynamic first step in your professional career.


We are revolutionising the way we work within Children’s Services. We’re looking for talented and passionate individuals who want to succeed in helping us to achieve a better future for children and families. Want to learn more? Register your interest below for full ASYE programme details and to hear first-hand from both current ASYE employees and those who completed the programme and continued into full time employment with Blackpool Council.

Your registration of interest will be acknowledged, and you shall be contacted within ten working days by our ASYE Co-Ordinator or Principle Social Worker. In the meantime if you have any questions please contact Karen Andrews on 074690 38512 or Kara Haskayne on 07342 703962