Nightshift Autism Practitioners – Biggar

June 18, 2024
£25985 - £25985

Job Description

Nightshift Autism Practitioners – BiggarClannalba, Lamington£13.51 – £14.35 per hour / £25,985 – £27,600 pro rataFull time / part time positions with flexibility around working patterns.An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team at Clannalba. Located on the outskirts of Biggar, our dedicated night shift team provide support throughout the night to nine autistic adults. With personalised plans to promote well-being, we work to actively reduce stress and promote quality rest. We are seeking to appoint new colleagues who can think creatively and who share our organisational values: Collaboration; Compassion; Change Makers; Contribution.At Scottish Autism, we acknowledge the specialist support our staff provide to autistic individuals, therefore those doing support work are known as Autism Practitioners. We provide outstanding training and are continuously improving to ensure all our Autism Practitioners are supported and have the skills to deliver a quality service. This post is a good opportunity for those with a generic support worker experience to specialise.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 and are willing to learn and develop into the role.Autism Practitioners will work as part of the wider team to:– Develop, review & implement personalised support plans for the supported individual- Building positive relationships with the supported individual and thinking creatively about how to build these- Work in partnership with the supported individual, their family, and health professionals- Work with stakeholders to ensure the supported individual’s life goals and aspirations are at the centre of their support- Maintaining the environment to a high standard with various tasks & working collaboratively with colleagues to ensure a proactive and quality service deliveryOn a day-to-day basis, Autism Practitioners enable supported individuals to:– Participate in preferred routines to support wellbeing and promote rest- To support them to make the decisions that matter to them- Required support will include personal care, promoting independence and active citizenship, community inclusion“I enjoy being able to put a smile on supported individuals faces.”- Current Nightshift Autism Practitioner – Clannalba.We encourage and welcome applications from people with lived experience of autism.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 ProgrammeThese 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 28th June 2024Valuing diversity and promoting equal opportunities is at the heart of our vision, mission and values.Registered charity number is SC009068.This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.