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    Job title : Various
    Employer : Kent Autistic Trust
    Region : South East England
    Salary : see below
    Closing Date : 12 July 2015
    Job Ref. : 
    Full/Part : Full
    Job Function : Support
    Appn. form : click here
    JOB DESCRIPTION
    The Kent Autistic Trust is a very well respected specialist provider of services for adults with autism. It is an innovative charity providing day and living support services, day activity services and family support. The Trust encourages maximum independence, choice and use of community resources, within a supportive environment. The Trust supports 80 people across 15 sites within Kent.

    We are currently recruiting for the following positions within the Medway Area.

    Team Leaders - £17,856 to £19,152 p.a.
    Senior Support Workers - £15,408 to £17,256 p.a.
    Individual Support Workers (Waking Nights) - £14,604 p.a.

    Covering a variety of shifts (Full & Part Time) within our Residential, Day and Supported Living establishments.

    Full Time Hours – 37.5 hours per week
    Examples of current Part Time hours available – 29.5 hours per week or 28 hours per week.

    Typically these are the shift patterns that are available:

    SUPPORTED LIVING:
    Week 1
    Monday : -
    Tuesday : 7.30am – 4pm
    Wednesday : 4pm - 10.30pm
    Thursday : 7.30am – 4pm
    Friday : 7.30am – 4pm
    Saturday / Sunday : off

    Week 2
    Monday : 4pm - 10.30pm
    Tuesday : 4pm - 10.30pm
    Wednesday : 7.30am – 4pm
    Thursday / Friday : Off
    Saturday : 4pm - 10.30pm
    Sunday : 7.30am – 4pm

    Week 3
    Monday : 7.30am – 4pm
    Tuesday / Wednesday : off
    Thursday : 4pm - 10.30pm
    Friday : 4pm - 10.30pm
    Saturday : 7.30am – 4pm
    Sunday : 4pm - 10.30pm


    RESIDENTIAL
    Week 1
    Monday 7.30 am – 10 am & 4 pm – 10 pm
    Friday 7.30 am – 10 am & 4 pm – 10 pm
    Saturday 7.30 am – 10 pm

    Week 2
    Tuesday 7.30 am – 10 am & 4 pm – 10 pm
    Wednesday 7.30 am – 10 am & 4 pm – 10 pm
    Thursday 7.30 am – 10 am & 4 pm – 10 pm
    Sunday 7.30 a.m. = 10 pm

    DAY SERVICE
    Monday – Friday 9am – 4.30 pm

    WAKING NIGHTS
    Week 1
    Monday 10 pm – 7.30 am
    Friday – Sunday 10 pm – 7.30 a.m.

    Week 2
    Tuesday – Thursday 10 pm – 7.30 am

    Depending on the establishment you may also be required to do up to 8 Sleep In’s per month. Paid at an additional rate of £31.50 per night.


    Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required/Desirable:

  • Possess a NVQ Level 2/3 in Health and Social Care (Adults)
  • That you hold a clean driving licence (for at least two years) as you may be required to drive
  • An understanding and or knowledge of epilepsy
  • Have worked within the field of services for adults with special needs
  • A willingness to participate in a continuous development of the service and demonstrate a commitment to ensure that people are supported to achieve their own personal aspirations within the community.

    Successful candidates will also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Comprehensive induction training
  • 33 days of annual leave (which include recognised public bank holidays) pro rata if part time
  • Free Confidential Counselling Support Line
  • Fair Care Advantage Discount scheme
  • Child Care Vouchers provided by Kiddi Vouchers
  • Benenden Health Care
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Paid Sickness Benefit

    Please clearly state on your application form the position you are applying for and the hours you are available to work each week.

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from a wide section of the community. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

    Interviews to be held: WC 27/07/15

    An application form and job description/person specification can be downloaded from the link or alternatively email humanresources@kentautistic.com.

    If you have not heard from us within 7 days of the closing date then unfortunately, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
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    Job title : Service Manager - Flower Lane Autism Service
    Employer : The Barnet Group
    Region : South East England
    Salary : SPOT Salary - GBP 35,165
    Closing Date : 15 July 2015
    Job Ref. : TBG000159
    Full/Part : Full
    Job Function : Managerial
    Appn. form : click here
    JOB DESCRIPTION
    Your Choice Barnet

    Your Choice Barnet (YCB) is a social care local authority trading company and part of The Barnet Group. We provide a range of high quality community and accommodation based services for adults with disabilities.


    We are seeking to recruit a Service Manager to join our Flower Lane Autism Service. This exciting opportunity will involve leading on the day to day operations of our service, ensuring that the people we support are provided with a high quality standard of care.


    The successful candidate will have a good working knowledge of current legislation, good practice and the personalisation agenda within the sphere of the social care sector.


    Strong leadership skills and a proven track record of managing complex services are essential. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to person focused support to people with a range of disabilities and will need to be passionate about the work.


    The Flower Lane Autism Service provides specialist consistent support and structure assisting people on the autism spectrum to gain confidence, increase their choice making and become more independent. The activities and resources, both within the local community and within a purpose built building are very wide in order to maintain peoples learnt skills and to offer development opportunities.


    The manager of this service will have a good working knowledge of Autism and of techniques and approaches such as TEACCH, Intensive Interaction and Makaton.


    If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Julie Riley on 0208 359 2635 for an informal chat.


    To apply please visit www.thebarnetgroup.com quoting reference TBG000159

    To view full job description and person specification please click on the link.


    Interviews: Will be held on 24th July 2015
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    Job title : Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy Assistant
    Employer : information not provided
    Region : United States of America
    Salary : To be discussed
    Closing Date : 15 July 2015
    Job Ref. : Job Code : 3744
    Full/Part : Full
    Job Function : Support
    Appn. form : click here
    JOB DESCRIPTION
    Employee Type: Regular

    Location: Children's Village - Yakima, WA

    Children's Village - Yakima, WA
    Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic

    If you have a passion for and experience working with children with special needs, we want to talk to you!
    The person in this position will provide behavioral health services as determined in the treatment or care plan of the client. This person may provide case management services as part of a clinical team. May participate in the treatment or care plan for clients in the foster care placement programs, may provide care coordination for psychiatric patients or ABA/BAT services, or therapy assistant work within Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services. Assigned clients may have behavioral problems, low social skills, poor socialization or isolation, or may have an autism diagnoses if receiving ABA services.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (equivalent work experience may be substituted year for year). For ABA services a bachelor’s degree is not required, but formal training for ABA principles and techniques is required.
  • Experience: For ABA services experience working with children with developmental delays.

  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Application for registration as an Agency Affiliated Counselor in the State of Washington within 60 days of employment and receipt of registration with 120 days of employment; a current Washington State driver’s license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage; current First Aid/CPR card, or obtained within 45 days of hire; and a DCFS (Division of Children and Family Services) background clearance if working within the Placement Program. NOTE: FBI fingerprints required if have lived in Washington State less than the last 3 consecutive years.

  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Knowledge of the State special education regulations; knowledge of the theories of human growth: physical, emotional and cognitive developmental stages; ability to utilize the DSM IV and multi-axial diagnostic process; ability to represent the Agency in contact with both State and County agencies; knowledge of Federal, State and County social services regulations and systems; knowledge of State mental health and special education requirements; knowledge of the psychological principals in learning and their application to treatment stages; knowledge of advanced evaluative techniques of personality, academic behavior, and cognitive domains; and the ability to synthesize and formulate the assessment data into a comprehensive treatment summary. Knowledge of ABA principles.

    About Children's Village
    Each year, thousands of children receive over 30 different kinds of specialized services provided through the Village. There are medical specialty clinics, developmental evaluations and collaborative diagnostic clinics, dental services, occupational, physical and speech therapy, mental health counseling, education services, behavioral intervention and nurse home visiting programs. The Village also offers a comprehensive parent and family support group called the Parent to Parent program.

    www.yakimachildrensvillage.org

    About YVFWC
    Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic serves over 120,000 people across 27 clinics and programs in two states. We have expanded medical care to include dental, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. We also offer community programs that offer assistance with employment and training, afterschool education, rental and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, tobacco cessation, and three mobile medical/dental clinics.

    Working at YVFWC
    Working at Farm Workers Clinic means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

    At Farm Workers Clinic:
  • We will consistently TRUST one another to work for the common good.
  • We will foster INTEGRITY by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstrate TRANSPARENCY by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will create PARTNERSHIPS to strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight for JUST TREATMENT for all individuals.
  • We will let JOY in.
  • We have the COURAGE to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

    Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.
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    Job title : Senior Support Worker, Faversham
    Employer : Kent Autistic Trust
    Region : South East England
    Salary : £15,408 to £17,256 p.a.
    Closing Date : 19 July 2015
    Job Ref. : 
    Full/Part : Full
    Job Function : Support
    Appn. form : click here
    JOB DESCRIPTION
    The Kent Autistic Trust is a very well respected specialist provider of services for adults with autism. It is an innovative charity providing day and living support services, day activity services and family support. The Trust encourages maximum independence, choice and use of community resources, within a supportive environment. The Trust supports 80 people across 15 sites across Kent.

    We are currently recruiting for a Senior Support Worker at our center in Faversham.

    Hours: 37.5

    Shift:

    7.30am to 10am and 3.45pm to 10pm (weekdays)

    7.30am to 10pm (weekends)

    Week 1: Monday, Friday & Saturday
    Week 2: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday

    You will also be required to do up to 8 Sleep In’s per month. Paid at an additional rate of £31.50 per night.


    The role will be at our residential centre in Faversham supporting adults with Autism. You will provide support within the team ensuring that the people we support achieve a full, meaningful and active life by following a person centred plan within the community

    Experience Required/Desirable:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care (Adults)
  • That you hold a clean driving licence (for at least two years) as you may be required to drive
  • Experience and or knowledge of epilepsy
  • Experience of working within the field of services for adults with special needs
  • A willingness to participate in a continuous development of the service and an ambition to ensure that people are supported to achieve their aspirations within the community.


    Successful candidates will also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Comprehensive induction training
  • 33 days of annual leave in addition to paid public holidays
  • Free Confidential Counselling Support Line
  • Fair Care Advantage Discount scheme
  • Child Care Vouchers provided by Kiddi Vouchers
  • Benenden Health Care
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Paid Sickness Benefit
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Bereavement Counselling and Probate Helpline Services – Free for you and your family


    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from a wide section of the community. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

    Interviews to be held: From WC 27.07.15

    An application form and job description/person specification can be downloaded from the link or alternatively email humanresources@kentautistic.com.

    If you have not heard from us within 7 days of the closing date then unfortunately, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
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    Job title : Chief Executive Officer
    Employer : PFM Executive Search
    Region : Canada
    Salary : to be discussed
    Closing Date : 31 July 2015
    Job Ref. : 
    Full/Part : Full
    Job Function : Managerial
    Appn. form : click here
    JOB DESCRIPTION
    Located in Vancouver, Canada, the Pacific Autism Family Centre (PAFC) will be a high quality resource for research, information, learning, assessment, treatment and support. PAFC plays an integral role in building capacity to address the lifespan needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. When construction is completed in 2016, the PAFC will be a completely new resource for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families in British Columbia and is intended to introduce major improvements to the quality and extent of services for individuals with ASD in BC. A community-based initiative, the Centre is the result of extensive planning efforts by a large number of individuals over the past five years. Within the next decade, the PAFC will significantly contribute towards British Columbia becoming the best place in the world for people with ASD and their families.

    An incredibly exciting and progressive opportunity exists to lead a world-class organization. The inaugural CEO of the Pacific Autism Family Centre will be an innovative and dynamic game-changer who continually strives for excellence on behalf of individuals living with and supporting those with ASD.

    The CEO will champion the mission, vision and values of the organization with a goal that ensures the PAFC builds upon existing lifespan services while at the same time addressing the need for support and services across the province. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will provide leadership and direction on all aspects of the Pacific Autism Family Centre’s activities, including day to day operations, strategic visioning, staffing, and volunteers. The CEO will have a strong focus on stakeholder relations, representing PAFC’s interests to regulatory bodies, other agencies, community and civic organizations, donors, funders and supporters, and the general public.

    The successful candidate must be a well-respected leader and a passionate advocate for children and adults with autism and their families. An ability to understand and remain current on autism research, resources and legislation is essential. He/she will be highly collaborative with the ability to successfully champion the cause at all levels, including provincially, federally and internationally. Proven experience creating successful foundations and structures within an organization will be key to success. The CEO will place integrity and ethics above all else and will be an engaging presence when meeting with families, stakeholders and the ASD community at large.

    If leading a pioneering organization that provides tangible results for those living with ASD and their families is the next step in your professional career, visit our website and submit your application to Shelina Esmail and Jennifer Madden at www.pfmsearch.com
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