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INTO THE WORKFORCE Following up the graduates from SWDE student survey: 2005-6 intake Sharpe Research SCWRU, Kings College London.

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1 INTO THE WORKFORCE Following up the graduates from SWDE student survey: intake Sharpe Research SCWRU, Kings College London

2 SOCIAL WORK GRADUATE EMPLOYMENT TOTAL RESPONDENTS: 302%N Currently in paid employment as a qualified social worker 207 qualified social worker Employed, not in social work12 35 Looking for a social work job12 37 Taking a break 2 6 In full-time education 4 12 Unable to work – sick 1 3 Encouraging level of expectation to remain with current employer Encouraging level of expectation to remain with current employer High intentions to work in social work High intentions to work in social work

3 WHERE ARE THEY WORKING? SECTOR %N=207 LA Children LA Adults NHS 8 16 Voluntary sector 6 12 Private sector 4 8 Other 4 9 Matches national pattern of social work vacancies

4 ATTITUDES TO CURRENT SOCIAL WORK JOB Positive experiences of support in the workplace: managerial managerial peers peers Almost all enjoying their job Despite concerns about too little contact with service users and carers too little contact with service users and carers pressure and overload pressure and overload IT systems IT systems Managers praise graduates energy, enthusiasm and commitment

5 PERCEIVED GAPS.... Graduates Mental health conditions Mental health conditions Child protection Child protection Dealing with hostility, aggression, conflict Dealing with hostility, aggression, conflict Assessing risk Assessing risk Preparing reports for legal proceedings Preparing reports for legal proceedings Line managers Anti-oppressive practice Anti-oppressive practice Legislation, policy and guidance Legislation, policy and guidance


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