Nightshift Autism Practitioners

April 12, 2024
£21919 - £21919

Job Description

Nightshift Autism PractitionersAlloaCentral Area ServicesPart Time – 72 hours per month£11.39 –£12.23per hour£21,919 – £23,534 pro rataPay Award PendingReference: SA 570At 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. An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and committed Nightshift Autism Practitioners to be part of the team within Central Area services in Alloa.“I feel supported by my line manager in my role” Autism Practitioner.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. We will support you to do this by offering an extensive autism-specific training programme.Autism Practitioners will work alongside the Senior Autism Practitioner and other team members to;– Develop personalised support plans for the supported individual.- Build positive relationships with the supported individual.- 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. On a day-to-day basis, Autism Practitioners enable supported individuals.– To take part in their chosen activities- To help maintain their tenancies and support them to make the decisions that matter to them- Required support will include personal care, promoting independence and active citizenship, community inclusion, support with household chores etc. We encourage and welcome applications from people with lived experience of autism.We need people who share the following values with Scottish Autism:Collaboration – We work with others and value their opinions.Compassion – We work with each other and our supported individuals with care and kindness.Change Makers – We never stand still, we move positively forward, always focussed on quality and being the bestContribution – We love what we do, we never lose sight of our purpose and the difference we make in society.“I love my workplace; the organisation values are displayed on the walls which promotes a positive working environment.” Staff member.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 ProgrammePlease note, all new employees must register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of starting in post to achieve registration. This post is subject to a PVG Disclosure check. Scottish Autism cover all costs of SSSC Registration and PVG membership for employees. Closing Date: 17th April 2024Please note, the closing date may be brought forward due to high applicant levels.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.