Leaving university and entering the world of Social Work can be quite a daunting experience for many students, though also exciting and challenging. This new publication will help the Newly Qualified Social Worker to understand their role within the context of a newly emerging and developing Social Work service. It will ensure that they are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to do the job as best they can.Positive Social Workis packed with information and resources to enable the NQSW to work in a professional manner, to protect themselves from the pressures of the role and to ensure they know where to look for support. This book will also assist them with ongoing professional development by giving them tools they can adapt for their own area of Social Work.All Chapters are directly linked to the new Professional Capabilities Framework. This book provides a unique tool designed to support the NQSW's journey through the Assessed & Supported Year in Employment and is full of case studies and exercises designed to help understanding and develop positive habits which will enhance their career.