Senior Autism Practitioner

Scottish Autism
Lanark, South Lanarkshire
£21,368 - £25,182 
08 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Autism Practitioner 
South West Region- Based in Lanark 
£21,368 - £25,182 

Permanent and Temporary (1 year) post 
Full Time Post – 37 hours per week 

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 Senior Autism Practitioner to join our team in South West Region. 

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 South West Region. 

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. 

To be considered for this diverse role, you must have: 

- Experience gained within a supervisory and/or management role 
- A health and social care qualification, or the willingness to gain this 
- A good level of IT literacy, including MS Word and Excel 

The successful candidate must be willing to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check, as well as and registering with 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. 
The temporary role is to cover a maternity leave of up to one year. Length of contract will be dependant on the date of return of the post holder. 

Please note, Scottish Autism 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. 

Closing Date –22nd September 2017. 

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