Sirona Medical Limited

Senior Social Worker Lifestory Writer

Sirona Medical's Social Work Department are recruiting for a Senior Social Worker to create a life story letter to an identified number of care leavers where life story work has been limited, by carefully reading their file and consulting with people who know them.

The role will be managed directly by the Service Manager for Corporate Parenting and the Principle Social Worker will provide professional consultation.

The assignment will involve some face-to-face contact with the Leaving Care Team, attendance at project meetings (on Teams), working arrangements are flexible with some remote working.

To apply for this role you must have:

  • A relevant Social Work qualification (BA/MA Social Work/DipSW or equivalent)
  • Be Social Work England Registered
  • Experience of working with children in care and care leavers
  • Comprehensive knowledge of a child’s journey through the care system – including knowledge of how and why children come into care and an insight into the importance of care leavers understanding their life journey and the decisions made
  • Skilled in writing to young people and adapting your style of writing to respond to the individual communication needs of each young person
  • Able to work closely with the Personnel Advisor to get an understanding of the manner in which to communicate to the care leaver and to ensure the letter covers the information need by the young person to understand their history
  • You will need to be able to read files, mostly electronic and a limited number of paper files to extract important information.
  • A good understanding of the Mosaic and EDMRS recording systems are desirable.

  • Start: 29/12/2022
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Rate: £35 per hour
  • Location: Wokingham,England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Public_Sector
  • Recruiter: Sirona Medical Limited
  • Contact: Hayley Burrell
  • Tel: 020 8050 2999
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: SC-M12714
  • Posted: 2022-12-29 13:05:04 -

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