Autism Advisor – Contract Until 31st March 2020 (Part Time) 

Scottish Autism
Dunfermline, Fife
£21,368 - £25,182 (pro rata) 
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Autism Advisor – Contract Until 31st March 2020 (Part Time) 
Dunfermline, Fife 
£21,368 - £25,182 (pro rata) 

Scottish Autism seeks to promote and provide care, education, support and opportunities for people with autism of all ages throughout Scotland. 

We are currently looking for an Autism Advisor to join our existing team on a part time basis within the Fife area, which is part of a project funded by the Scottish Government to develop “One Stop Shops” across Scotland. 

This post will involve working with the One Stop Shop Service Manager to ensure the delivery of a range of information, advice and post diagnostic support services for people with autism, families, carers and interested professionals. 

In this role, as an Autism Advisor, you will promote awareness and understanding of the needs of individuals with autism across the spectrum among professionals and the wider community. You will be required to maintain relevant resources that are accessible and available to One Stop Shop users and identify gaps in any information resources and formulate actions to ensure the needs are met. You will deliver and facilitate a range of activities and initiatives as directed by the One Stop Shop Service Manager. 

The successful candidate will have a degree level qualification in health, education or social care or any other relevant qualification along with extensive experience in supporting individuals with autism. The ability to demonstrate a sound understanding of ASD and related issues are essential to this post. You will have good communication skills and be highly organised. Motivation is required along with the ability to work with limited supervision and to deadlines. 

Please note, the organisation operates a policy where only successful applicants will be contacted. Candidates who have not received written confirmation within two weeks of the closing date for the position should then consider themselves unsuccessful. 

This post is subject to a PVG Disclosure check 

Closing Date: 16th August 2017 

Valuing diversity and promoting equal opportunities is at the heart of our vision, mission and values 

Registered charity number is SC009068 

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Additional Keywords: Autism Advisor, One Stop Shop Autism Advisor, Autism Support Worker, Autism Practitioner, Social Worker, Healthcare Worker, Care Worker, Care Practitioner, Support Assistant, Autism Outreach Officer. 

Working hours: Part time (hours to be confirmed)