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Autism Practitioner

Orkney Islands
£11.22 Per Hour
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Autism Practitioner Orkney Salary: Up to £11.22 per hour plus additional island allowance of £1,938 per annum Contract type: Full-Time, Part-Time, and Casual opportunities available 32 days Annual Leave which increases to 37 days ! Sector-leading training provided & Fully funded SVQ qualification. The Opportunity: Autism Practitioners within Orkney work alongside the Senior Autism Practitioner and team members to develop personalised support plans as well as building positive relationships with the supported individuals, their families, health professionals and other stakeholders to ensure the supported individual s life goals and aspirations are at the centre of their support. As an Autism Practitioner, experience of working within social care is desirable but not essential as we are seeking to appoint people who share our values, COLLABORATION, COMPASSION, CHANGE MAKERS, CONTRIBUTION, and have an interest in building relationships. We will support you to learn and develop within the role and offer an extensive autism-specific training programme. On a day-to-day basis, Autism Practitioners enable supported individuals to take part in their chosen activities, maintain their tenancies and support individuals to make informed choices that matter. Required support may include personal care, promoting independence and active citizenship, support with household chores etc. You can also expect to be out and about supporting each individual to access and engage in the local community and to take part in activities such as going to the cinema or swimming at the Pickaquoy Centre, walk along beautiful beaches or visiting Busters Diner for a bite to eat. As well as special local events throughout the year What we offer you: Staff wellbeing is priority, and we strive to ensure all colleagues feel valued and supported at work. We provide an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive salary, personalised learning pathway for all, pension scheme, discount platform and our fantastic Employee Assistance Programme. We encourage and welcome applications from people with lived experience of autism and have an employee assistance forum. Please note all new employees must register with the Scottish Social Services Council within six months of starting in post and support to achieve registration will be provided. Closing Date: Friday 30th September 2022 Valuing diversity and promoting equal opportunities is at the heart of our vision, mission and values. Registered charity number is SC(phone number removed) Other organisations may call this role Residential Support Worker, Autism Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Personal Care Assistant, Carer, or Support Practitioner. To apply for the role of Autism Practitioner, please select the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency
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  • Job Reference: 702848361-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Scottish Autism
    Scottish Autism
  • Location: Orkney Islands
  • Salary: £11.22 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent