Senior Autism Practitioner

The Social Care Community Partnership has been retained by one of our highly regarded clients to recruit a Senior Autism Practitioner for a one year fixed term full time contract post in Alloa working with children and young people.

We are looking to appoint an experienced, committed and motivated practitioner. We require an individual will use their energy, creativity and excellent personal skills in supporting us to work towards our vision: 'Included, confident learners in the community'. We are looking for someone who:

  • is focused on high expectations of children and young people's attainment;
  • has a passion for working with pupils with many different learning needs;
  • can demonstrate commitment and potential.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a creative and forward-thinking leader to manage a fantastic service that transforms children's lives for the better. You will lead a team of dedicated Autism Practitioners and Support Workers; you will inspire them to provide a high quality support service to children with Autism. You'll coach and mentor them to ensure they perform to the best of their ability. Using your outstanding communication skills, you'll collaborate with agencies, multi-disciplinary teams and families to implement support plans to help children to succeed in their day-to-day lives.Actively involving yourself in the recruitment process, you'll always be on the lookout for talented individuals who could make the team even stronger. This is a superb opportunity to undertake exceptional training and lead a hard-working team to success. To be considered for this diverse role, you must have:

  • experience gained within a supervisory and/or management role;
  • relevant health and social care qualification, or the willingness to gain this;
  • good levels of IT literacy, including MS Word and Excel.
  • SVQ 3 Health and Social Care

Organised and diligent, as the Senior Autism Practitioner, you must have a fresh-thinking approach and the ability to inspire and lead others. As part of your role, you will be required to undertake shift work, including weekends, evenings and required for on-call, so flexibility towards working hours is key. The successful candidate must be willing to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check, as well as and registering with SSSC.

For more information about the role and a detailed Job Description please contact Charlie Cope on in confidence or simply click apply and submit your CV for consideration.

Required skills

  • Autism
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Management
  • Support Worker
  • Senior
  • Physical Disabilities

Application questions

Do you have experience in a Senior Care or Support Worker position?
Do you have experience with ASD clients?
Do you have a relevant qualification, i.e SVQ3/BSc/BA?

Reference: 34458568

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