The study reported here is a mixed-methods investigation into 'Readiness for Practice of Newly Qualified Social Workers' in Scotland using survey and focus group techniques. The evaluation had four objectives:•Mapping the experiences of newly-qualified social workers entering first employment from degree training programmes.•Identifying the components that impact on their continuing professional development in the workplace.•Examining the perspectives of recently qualified social workers related to their preparedness to enter professional social work practice.•Investigating NQSW experiences of post-qualifying support and learning.
|Publisher||Scottish Social Services Council|
|Number of pages||106|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2014|
- social work
- professional practice