Senior Autism Practitioner

Scottish Autism
Glasgow, Glasgow City
£22,122 - £26,070
11 Jan 2019
08 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Autism Practitioner 
West of Scotland Area Services 
£22,122 - £26,070 

Full Time (37 hours) 

Scottish Autism is a leading not-for-profit organisation that is committed to empowering and supporting people with autism. We are now looking for a full time Senior Autism Practitioner to join an exciting new service within our West of Scotland Area Services. 

This is a brilliant opportunity for a creative and forward-thinking leader to manage a fantastic service that transforms people’s lives for the better. 

As the Senior Autism Practitioner, you’ll ensure the successful delivery of our services in the West of Scotland area. Leading a team of dedicated Autism Practitioners and Support Workers, you will inspire them to provide a high quality support service to individuals 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 individuals 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. 

The successful candidate must be willing to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check, as well as registering with the SSSC. 

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. 

We will offer you: 

- A competitive salary 
- 32 days’ holiday (which increases with your length of service) 
- HSF Health Cash Plan, for a monthly premium (from £7.75) you & your family can claim back expenses for dental, optical and other health care expenses. 
- Employee Benefits offering discounts to High Street Shops, Cinemas and Gym Memberships. 
- Sector leading training from day one including fully funded support to complete your necessary SVQ Level 3. 
- The opportunity to be part of one of the leading innovators in Autism Practice in the UK. 

Closing Date: Wednesday 23rd January 2019 
Interview Date: 29th & 30th January 2019 

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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