Newly Qualified Social Worker
Supported Year in Scotland

Find out about what has been happening in Scotland then explore our resources


Organisations that employ NQSW have a central role in the supported year. If you are an employer of NQSW start here for information and resources for your role.


All NQSW should have a consistent experience of their professional learning in their supported year. If you are an NQSW start here for information and resources.

Managers and Supervisors

Managers and supervisors have an essential role in the support and professional development of NQSW. Start here for information and resources about these roles.

Visit our dedicated research space for the Newly qualified social workers in Scotland – A five-year longitudinal study

Information and resources for your role

Evolution of the website

This website is for NQSW, their employers, and supervisors in Scotland. It aims to support consistency for the NQSW first year of practice. We have included information, ideas, and learning resources to support you whatever your role.

We are developing this website in 2021-22 and welcome your feedback.

We will review all content during our national project. Please get in touch with us with any suggestions about how we can improve and enhance the website content for you.

Evolution of the website

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