Autism Practitioner - Nights

Thatcham, England, gb
Company: Prior's Court Foundation
Category: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Published on 2021-06-20 06:06:45

Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference working nights? 

Our Night Autism Practitioners play a key role in supporting our young people with autism to improve their sleep patterns and, together with the education and residential teams, in building their independence and life-skills.

This role is for night shifts only, we also have

Key information: Hours:2-4 nights per week on a flexible or fixed shift basis Salary:£18,000 - £23,000 FTE depending on relevant qualifications, skills and experience Contract type:Permanent and fixed contracts Job description: Interested in this role?

About Prior's Court

Prior's Court was set up by Founding Patron Dame Stephanie Shirley CH, whose vision of a centre of excellence for children with autism became reality with the opening of Prior's Court School in 1999. We have since grown to support around 80 young people with autism aged between 5-25 years with the opening of Prior's Court Young Adult Provision in 2011.

Since opening, our support worker team has grown from around 20 to 500 and we have built a reputation as a leading edge educational, vocational, and residential facility for young people with autism. Working with our young people can be challenging but extremely rewarding. Hear from our staff who are passionate about the difference they make:

The role of a night time Autism Practitioner

Our night time Autism Practitioners play a key role in supporting our young people to improve their sleep patterns and, together with the education and residential teams, in building their independence and life-skills.

You will work throughout the night between 2 - 4 shifts a week to support the young people in undertaking their night time routine, putting in place the structure and prompts to enable them to undertake tasks as independently as possible and to learn skills ranging from toileting, washing, dressing and personal care to communication and social skills.

Our thorough will ensure you have the support, skills and tools you need to deliver quality care for each young person. We will even support you to complete your HABC Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England) (RQF) if you are not yet qualified a statutory requirement for a career in childcare. Many of our staff members become experts in supporting those with autism and are able to progress to more senior roles.

We operate a night rota throughout 52 weeks of the year, including weekends and public holidays. 

Benefits

Our Autism Practitioners are the key to the progress and achievements of young people at Prior’s Court and we aim to make them feel valued and supported. Our thoroughtraining and induction programme will ensure you have the support, skills and tools you need to deliver quality care for each young person. We will even support you to complete yourHABC Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England) (RQF)if you are not yet qualified - a statutory requirement for a career in childcare. Many of our staff members become experts in supporting those with autism and are able to progress to more senior roles. Find out more about the within our teams.

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