Autism Practitioner Required: Dundee, Scotland
Scottish Autism: Tayside Area Services
Salary: £18,879 – £19,932
Closing Date: Thursday 18th April 2019
Contract: Permanent – Part Time (24 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 part time Autism Practitioner to join our new Service within our Tayside Area Services.
Scottish autism seeks to promote and provide care, education, support and opportunities for individuals with autism of all ages throughout Scotland.
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed Autism Practitioner with an interest in developing a career working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum.
Suitable candidates will have an appropriate qualification for this position such as SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare or be willing to work towards attaining this qualification.
Previous experience of working in a relevant field is desirable.
You will have good interpersonal and organisational skills with the ability to communicate effectively.
Some practical experience using Microsoft software packages such as Word and Excel would also be beneficial to this role.
We will offer you:
– A competitive salary from (£9.82 per hour + additional payments for overtime, sleepovers and waking night shifts)
– 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.
Although experience is not a necessity, the ability to join the PVG scheme (Protecting Vulnerable Adults), or undergo a PVG scheme update is a condition for employment with Scottish Autism.