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Come and be a key worker with Autism East Midlands





What we offer:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (33 days)
  • Employer pension scheme
  • Fully paid two week induction training
  • Fully paid for Care Certificate, which is essential for those wanting to purse a career in health and social care
  • Specialised Autism Training, including Autism in Mental Health, Women and Girls and Ageing
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free initial DBS Check
  • Refer a friend scheme.

We are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all areas of our work and we welcome applications from all members of our community – so long as you have the legal right to work in the UK.

We are a Disability Confident employer, benefitting from being able to draw from the widest possible pool of talent.

We safeguard and protect the children, young people and adults we work with. If you are applying for a service-based role you will need to have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (included Barred Lists) check. We require satisfactory references as part of the selection process for this role, including from your current or most recent employer or placement.

We may close vacancies before the specified closing date if we receive a large number of applications, so please apply early. 

Autism Practitioner (Support Worker) – Northampton

Come and join us at our new service in Northampton!

Do you want to make a real difference? Come and work with us at our new service in Thorplands, Northampton.

We put individuals at the heart of everything we do, working with us you will be offering person centred support to individuals to:

  • Have the maximum choice and control over their lives.
  • Progress towards their goals and outcomes
  • Engage with the local community and develop their own networks of support
  • Maintain and develop their independence

You don’t need previous experience in supporting autistic people. We provide full training and development. We’re happy to work with you to help you become an excellent care worker. Above all we want someone that shares our values of being

  • Caring and compassionate
  • Showing dignity and respect
  • Contributing to the work of a team
  • Positive can-do attitude

If this sounds like you, we’d love you to get in touch!  email us your CV and a cover letter (in the first instance) outlining why you want to work for us and what skills you could bring to the role to recruitment@autismeastmidlands.org.uk

We offer £10.19 per hour, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, comprehensive training and fully paid for induction. We are looking for full time (37 hours a week), part time and casual relief.


We are interviewing on 13, 20, 27 January & 3 February 2021

Student Mentor

A vacancy has arisen for a Student Mentor in our specialist services. Our Student Mentors offer one to one support and specialist mentoring to university students with an autistic spectrum condition and that have Study Skills support recommended in their Disabled Student Allowance (DSA) package.

Are you a graduate or doing a post- graduate course? Do you have skills in mentoring? Do you want to make a difference?

This is a zero contract with an hourly pay rate of £13.05 per hour.

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Teaching Assistant

Do you want to make a real difference to the education and lives of young autistic people?

Come and work with us as a Teaching Assistant at our Specialist School in Nottingham City Centre.

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Autism Support Workers – various locations

Thank you for your interest in working with us at Autism East Midlands. You can apply through the application form on our website or we will accept your CV so long as you also send us a covering letter telling us why you want to work with us and what skills you will bring to the role. If you don’t attach a covering letter with your CV we may not shortlist you for interview.

We have vacancies in the following areas: Retford, Whitwell, Mansfield & Worksop in Nottinghamshire/Sherwood & Carlton in Nottingham and Heanor & Bolsover in Derbyshire.

Salary:  £9.01 per hour

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Casual Relief Support Workers

Autism East Midlands are very proud to be able to offer applicants the opportunity to gain hands on experience whilst getting paid within the Health and Social Care sector. Our ‘entry level’ positions are based within our residential homes and day services for adults with Autism.  Find out more >>