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Newly Qualified Social Workers – Level 1 (NIPE)

Positions Available: Countywide

Our Norfolk Institute for Practice Excellence (NIPE) is an innovative team within Adult Social Services supporting newly qualified social workers and social workers looking to return to practice with a structure programme of development

Our successful NIPE programme is now recruiting for the next cohort to join the team starting mid September.

The team is primarily for newly qualified social workers, although consideration will be given to highly motivated, experienced social workers who have had a period of time out of front line social work with Adults or with no experience of statutory social work in the adult social care sector.

Our team will support you to:

  • complete your ASYE and excel in your first year of practice
  • provide a comprehensive induction course
  • provide a planned work load which takes into consideration individual learning needs and provides experiences to both broaden and deepen your knowledge and expertise
  • work across a range of Norfolk’s Adult Social Services Departments which includes learning disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health and older people.

After approximately six months, and subject to satisfactory progress, team members will be supported to move to a vacancy in one of the operational teams.


To be eligible to apply for this cohort in the Norfolk Institute for Practice Excellence you should have qualified or will have qualified as a Social Worker before January 2019 and be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Closing date: 20th January 2019.