Nightshift Autism Practitioner – Lanark

May 21, 2024
£12 - £12

Job Description

Nightshift Autism Practitioner – LanarkSouth West Area Services£12.49 – £13.33 per hour / £24,035 – £25,650 pro rataFull Time opportunity availableAt Scottish Autism, we acknowledge the specialist support our staff provide to autistic individuals, therefore those doing support work are known as Autism Practitioners.This service includes both Housing Support & Outreach. Outreach is a dedicated space for the individual to undertake a range of activities and opportunities within the local community and surrounding area. Housing Support encompasses aspects of the person’s life to promote independence and achieve their potential in daily living skills.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.We love what we do, we never lose sight of our purpose and the difference we make in society.New colleagues must be keen to learn and develop into the role. We will support you to do this by offering outstanding training and we are continuously improving to ensure all our Autism Practitioners are supported and have the skills to deliver a quality service. This post is also a good opportunity for those with a generic support worker experience to specialise.The Opportunity:Nightshift Autism Practitioners within South West Area Services 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 individuals life goals and aspirations are at the centre of their support.Scottish Autism offers 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 and a personalised learning pathway for all.We keep it simple with 3 pay points. You progress at your pace as you develop. We benchmark regularly to ensure the rates are competitive. – 32 days’ holiday pro rata (which increases with your length of service)- Sector leading training from day one, including fully funded support to complete your necessary SVQ- Non-contributory life assurance scheme- Workplace Pension (Employer matched up to 9%)- Discount platform- Employee Assistance Programme.These posts are subject to a PVG Disclosure check. All new employees must register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of starting in post. Scottish Autism cover all the costs of PVG membership and SSSC Registration for employees.Closing Date: Friday 24th May 2024We encourage and welcome applications from people with lived experience of autism. Valuing diversity and promoting equal opportunities is at the heart of our vision, mission and values.Registered charity number is SC009068So, if you’d like to join us as a Nightshift Autism Practitioner, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.Other organisations may call this role Autism Support Worker, Support Worker, Social Worker, Healthcare Worker, Care Worker, Care Practitioner, Support Assistant, Autism Outreach Officer, Support Officer, or Behavioural Support Worker.