Team Manager / Senior Autism Practitioner

Scottish Autism
Dalkeith, Midlothian
£21,368 - £25,182
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Team Manager / Senior Autism Practitioner
Full Time – 37 hrs per week
£21,368 - £25,182

Scottish Autism are now looking for a Team Manager / Senior Autism Practitioner to join our team. 

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 Team Manager / Senior Autism Practitioner, you’ll ensure the successful delivery of our housing support services in the Dalkeith 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. 

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 

We will offer you:

- A competitive starting salary of £21,368 rising to £25,182
- Membership of leading local government pension scheme 
- 32 days’ holiday (which will increase with your length of service)
- Childcare vouchers, saving you up to £933 per year
- HSF Health Cash Plan, which allows you to cover family medical expenses for a monthly premium
- Sector leading training from day one 

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

Organised and diligent, as the Team Manager / 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. 

Although this position is based in Dalkeith, regular travel to Musselburgh is necessary. 

Closing Date – 19th October 2016

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