Senior Autism Practitioner

Primecare Health Ltd.
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
£26,000 Plus Benefits
01 Oct 2019
29 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Autism Practitioner
Winchburgh, West Lothian

Who will I be working for?

Primecare Health is an independent care provider that provides exceptional care to people with autism. We help people throughout Edinburgh and West Lothian to maintain their independence, live how they choose and continue to enjoy life within their own home and community.

We are currently looking for a considerate and enthusiastic individual to join us and take on a leading care role as a Senior Autism Practitioner.

Are there any benefits?

- Salary of £26,000
- Pension
- Refer a friend scheme
- Interest free loan for bus pass
- Cycle scheme
- Easily accessible offices which have a fridge of prosecco and beer to reward you for a job well done

This is a brilliant opportunity to take the lead on autism support services across West Lothian and Edinburgh and ensure that the highest quality of care is provided.

You’ll be supporting those who deliver care to individuals with autism and will be able to build a strong network of carers across the region who provide outstanding care and support.

What’s more, a career with Primecare Health offers great progression prospects. Many of our Managers started in entry level roles and have worked their way up through the business, so the sky’s the limit for those with ambition.

What will I be doing?

As a Senior Autism Practitioner, you will be tasked with managing and leading support services for individuals with autism in the West Lothian and Edinburgh areas.

Line managing Autism Practitioners, you will ensure services are delivered in a compliant manner and lead on improvements and the development of support services.

Additionally, you will link professionals and services users’ families and signpost to other services that may be of assistance.

What will I need?

To join us as a Senior Autism Practitioner, you will need:

- Autism knowledge or a background in psychology, sociology, education or social work
- Experience in management and/or supervision

An SVQ Level 4 would be beneficial, however this is not essential.

Other organisations may call this role Senior Autism Officer, Senior Autism Advisor, Senior Social Care Worker, Social Care Manager, Social Care Team Lead, Care Team Manager, or Senior Social Worker.

Webrecruit and Primecare Health are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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