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    Job title : Deputy Programme coordinator
    Employer : Kent Autistic Trust
    Region : South East England
    Salary : £17,004 to £18,204 p.a
    Closing Date : 31 May 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.

    Location: Lordswood, Chatham

    Hours: 37.5

    Shift: Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm

    The role will be at our day centre in Lordswood, Chatham 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

    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 08.06.15

    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 : VACANCIES
    Employer : Kent Autistic Trust
    Region : South East England
    Salary : job specific
    Closing Date : 31 May 2015
    Job Ref. : 
    Full/Part : Full
    Job Function : various
    Appn. form : click here
    JOB DESCRIPTION
    KENT AUTISTIC TRUST
    PROVIDING SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM CONDITION SINCE 1989

    The Kent Autistic Community Trust was started in 1985 by a group of parents of Children with Autism and in 1989 we changed our name to The Kent Autistic Trust.

    We opened our first small, six bedded living service and our first community based vocational centre in Medway in September 1989.

    Now, in 2015, we provide services for over 80 people with Autism in a variety of settings including; registered homes, specialist supported living, community based vocational centres and a respite service.

    Our Family support officers offer telephone support and information to parents and carers of children and adults with autism. They also provide:

  • Face to face discussion of problems and possible ways to solve them
  • Help parents to work with Education, Social Services and Health Services
  • Help support with DLA,ESA and PIP applications

    WOULD YOU LIKE TO WORK WITH US?
    Maybe you havenít done this work before and you are looking for a change of career or a new challenge, you want to get back to work after time away or you can only work at certain times because of other commitments? Or you are already an experienced professional and feel you want to try some-thing new, or to further your career?

    We can offer flexible working and permanent hours. Full training and supervision is provided and we offer every opportunity for development.

    Call us to talk to someone who works for us about your aspirations and they can tell you about the Trust and the work that we do.

    HEAD OFFICE 14 HIGH STREET, BROMPTON, GILLINGHAM, KENT ME7 5AE TELEPHONE 01634 405168 FAX 01634 811282 EMAIL office@kentautistic.com
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    Job title : Communications Specialist
    Employer : Kent Autistic Trust
    Region : South East England
    Salary : £25,000 to £27,000 pro rata
    Closing Date : 7 June 2015
    Job Ref. : 
    Full/Part : Part
    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 looking to recruit a Communications Specialist based at our Head Office in Brompton.

    Own car essential as the role requires frequent travel in Medway, Ashford, Faversham and Canterbury. Mileage will be paid.

    Hours: 24 hours per week over four days

    This is a dynamic new role, expanding our Positive Behavioural Support Team to include a specialist focusing purely on developing the communication abilities of the individuals we support.

    The right person will:

  • Be enthusiastic and passionate about facilitating and supporting personalised communication tools and strategies for people with Autism and associated needs.
  • Have the knowledge of a range of communication methods to give the people we support tools to express themselves effectively, including use of: Widgit; Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS); Sign Language; IT based systems and other alternative and augmentative communication techniques.
  • Have the skills to guide staff teams in implementing these techniques consistently.

    It is a largely practical role, working directly with individuals we support and their staff teams / service managers. It will be necessary for applicants to be flexible and manage their hours to suit the schedules of individuals and their staff teams.

    Successful candidates will also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Comprehensive induction training
  • 33 days of annual leave which includes recognised public holidays pro rata.
  • 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

    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.

    To find out more about this exciting new role, please contact Tamsin Conquest, Positive Behavioural Support manager on 01634 405168.

    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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