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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 – essential for those wanting to pursue 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.

Ready to Apply?

Email your CV and accompanying cover letter to recruitment@autismeastmidlands.org.uk or click Apply now! 

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

HR Advisor

We have an exciting opportunity for a HR Advisor to join us. We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated HR professional to play a key role in providing a high quality HR support service to our managers and employees.

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Maintenance Person

We’re looking to recruit a Maintenance Person to join our busy team. In this role, you’ll be involved in the repair, servicing and construction (where applicable) of fixtures, fittings and equipment, together with buildings and site maintenance and decoration.

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School Business Manager

We are looking for a dynamic, bright, versatile, ambitious and meticulous person with a can-do attitude to work with us at Sutherland House School as School Business Manager.

Our specialist school in Nottingham city centre is for children and young people with autism between the ages of 3 and 19 years old. The successful candidate will be dedicated to supporting the Head Teacher and will line manage the administration team, the kitchen staff and oversee health and safety.

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Director of Adult Services

We are recruiting for a Director of Adult Services to lead, direct and manage the strategic development, transformation and delivery of services for adult services. 

Autism East Midlands is a leading specialist autism charity and has been providing support for over 50 years to people whose lives are affected by autism. Working closely with the CEO and wider senior leadership team, you will have strategic oversight and overall operational responsibility for a diverse portfolio of Adult Services. You will be open, bold and work with compassion, inspiring local teams to do the same.

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Clinical Psychologist – Sutherland House School

We are seeking to appoint a passionate and skilled psychologist at our Sutherland House School; our specialist school in Nottingham.

This is a key role and the post holder will provide highly specialist clinical psychology service to children and young people with a diagnosis of autism and complex needs including histories of complex trauma and neuro-developmental difficulties. The post holder should have significant experience working with young people with autism in a specialist school. This role would suit someone who is looking to develop their skills in clinical leadership. 

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Maths Teacher

Are you an outstanding professional looking for a new challenge in a unique environment?

As part of a supportive staff team, you will have a passion for improving the lives for autistic pupils and their families. You will have a commitment to planning and delivering engaging maths lessons and you will engage with a wide range of professionals, including therapists and psychologists to ensure all pupils are reaching their full potential.

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Assistant Cook

We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Cook to join our Specialist School in Nottingham City Centre.

You will be instrumental in supporting the Head Cook in providing breakfast, lunch, snacks and occasional hospitality service to our school. You will support the Head Cook with the planning and writing of menus and provide nutritious and varied meals for our pupils whilst taking into account specialist and varied dietary requirements.

You will have a duty to plan and prepare these meals from ordering stock right through to the presentation to our pupils.

High standards of hygiene and adherence to codes of conduct and guidelines are crucial to this role.

You will have the ability to be flexible in your approaches. It is vital that you can maintain an environment where our pupils feel happy, safe and valued.

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Autism Practitioners & Senior Autism Practitioners (Support Workers) – various locations

We’re recruiting for Support Workers in Worksop, Retford, Mansfield Woodhouse, Northampton, Nottingham, Heanor and Bolsover.

This is a job where you really will be making a difference to people’s lives. You’ll be supporting people with autism; encouraging their independence, boosting their self-confidence and keeping them safe. You’ll find this is a rewarding job, which promises variety as no two days are ever the same. And don’t worry if you don’t think you know enough about how to support adults with autism – we provide comprehensive training and will help you develop your skills. 

What’s more, there is a range of flexible working patterns available. Our support is 24/7 and so we are looking for people to fill a variety of roles including day, evening, and night cover, as well as casual weekend roles. 

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Autism Practitioner (Support Worker) Whitegates *NEW SERVICE*

Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives?

Then work at Autism East Midlands supporting our Service Users at the Whitegates Respite Service!

Autism East Midlands, the leading regional Autism charity, is seeking dynamic support staff.

Can you make a difference in the lives of people with Autism? We give a full 2 week induction, 2 weeks shadowing and then further training to help you develop as an Autism Practitioner. You will get to work with fantastic service users, professional and supportive colleagues and receive 25 days holiday, a contributory pension and access our employee assistance programme through Validium.

We also have a career pathway for your future. Salaries start at £18,847

The Whitegates Respite Service is brand new and purpose built providing valuable support to families who need respite.

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