Waking Nightshift Autism Practitioners - New Struan Residence, Alloa

Scottish Autism
10 Jul 2024
06 Aug 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Waking Nightshift Autism Practitioners - New Struan Residence, Alloa
New Struan Residence, Alloa
GBP12.49 - GBP13.33 per hour / GBP24,035 - GBP25,650
Full Time & Part Time Positions Available

At Scottish Autism, we acknowledge the specialist support our staff provide to autistic individuals, therefore those doing support work are known as Autism Practitioners.

As an Autism Practitioner, experience of working within social care is desirable but not essential as we are seeking to appoint people who share our values: Collaboration; Compassion; Change Makers; Contribution.

We are recruiting Nightshift Autism Practitioners to join our residential service in Alloa. New Struan School Residence is a school and residential setting for autistic children and young people from the ages of 5-19 years old. At New Struan, our personalised support packages can include weekends and holidays, covering 52 weeks of the year.

New colleagues must be keen to learn and develop into the role. We will support you to do this by offering outstanding training and we are continuously improving to ensure all Autism Practitioners are supported and have the skills to deliver a quality service.

You will work as part of the wider team to:

- Continuously develop & implement personalised support plans with the supported individual, their support network, and other stakeholders to ensure their life goals and aspirations are the main focus.
- Build positive relationships with the supported individual.
- Enable supported individuals to complete all activities of daily living, including those necessary to maintain their home and support with personal care.

As part of your role, you will be required to undertake shift work, including weekends and evenings, so flexibility towards working hours is key.

We encourage and welcome applications from people with lived experience of autism.

What we offer you:

Staff wellbeing is priority and we strive to ensure all colleagues feel valued and supported at work.

We provide an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive salary, personalised learning pathway for all, pension scheme, discount platform and our fantastic Employee Assistance Programme.

Scottish Autism are good employers. We really focus on individualised support plans that have the individual s best interests at heart. staff member, New Struan.

Scottish Autism is an excellent company to work for. staff member, New Struan.

These posts are subject to a PVG Disclosure check. All new employees must have applied to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 3 months of starting in post and be registered within 6 months. Scottish Autism cover all the costs of PVG membership and SSSC Registration for employees.

Valuing diversity and promoting equal opportunities is at the heart of our vision, mission and values. We encourage and welcome applications from people with lived experience of autism.

Closing Date: Friday 2nd August 2024

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