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Autism Support Ayrshire Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,992
  • Kilmarnock KA1 3AE & home-based (flexible/hybrid)
  • Closing 21st February 2024

  • Advertised from 26th January 2024


Who we are looking for:

We have an exciting new vacancy for a Manager to lead our Autism Support Ayrshire team. This job is suited to someone who is seeking an opportunity to lead the development and delivery of our Information, Advice and Guidance service across Ayrshire. We want someone who has a desire to shape success within the team and for those engaging in the programmes.

You will have experience in managing programmes and/or information-based services and the staff involved in the delivery of these, will be well organised, have a positive can-do attitude and strong empathetic skills. You will have a genuine interest in working with our varied community and local partners to meet the needs of autistic people and their families across Ayrshire. You also need to be someone who can work successfully independently as well as part of wider team.

This service is funded by North, South & East Ayrshire Health & Social Care Partnerships.

This is a permanent full-time time role working 35 hours a week.

To view the job description, please click here

Where you will be working:

This role is predominantly based in the Ayrshire Office - Centrestage, 15 Elmbank Dr, Kilmarnock KA1 3AE & home-based (flexible/hybrid)

There will be frequent travel required to training venues, to meetings and staff training

What we can offer you:

We have a great list of benefits which we can offer. Some of which include:

  • Pension Scheme.
  • Free access to Head Space for all employees.
  • We have partnered up with Health Assured who not only provide an Employee Assistance programme which is free, confidential and accessible 24/7, but also Bereavement Support Service, Online CBT, Medical Support, My Health Advantage App and much more!
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Mental health first aiders at the charity
  • Flexible working
  • Discounts on shopping
  • Excellent learning and development programme for all staff

Application notes

To apply for this role, please click the Apply button on our website .

When providing a supporting statement, please refer to the job description and person specification and include any information that shows your suitability for the role.

For more information about this job

Applications for this job are sought from anyone who is suitably qualified and experienced for the role but particularly welcome from those with a diagnosis of autism.

The National Autistic Society is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and adults who use our services and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date: 21 February 2024

Interview date (w/c): 29 February 2024