Adult ASD Practitioner - Band 6

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    Medical & Healthcare

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Contact:

    Sarah Wall

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MPA are currently recruiting for a Band 6 Adult Autism Spectrum Disorder Practitioner to join our experienced team in the Ballymoney area. An immediate start will be available for the successful candidate. The pay rate is £16.04 per hour. The ASD Practitioner will be required to contribute to multidisciplinary diagnostic assessments of adults with ASD.

Role Responsibilities

·         To formally assess and contribute to the multidisciplinary assessment of adults with ASD.

·         To support adults with a diagnosis of ASD, including those with complex needs and their families as appropriate following diagnosis, on-going assessment, intervention and review.

·         To work in collaboration with adults and their families and appropriate statutory services including further and higher educational services, DHSS, housing and contribute to the development of a goal-orientated care/support plan based on the individual needs of the adults.

·         To liaise with appropriate voluntary organisations who specialise in ASD.

·         To undertake appropriate planned intervention directly with adults and their families.

·         To communicate in a highly skilled and sensitive manner, information concerning the assessment outcomes and treatment plans of clients of the service. This will include written reports to other professionals as required.

·         To ensure the needs of carers are addressed and family support is provided as and when required throughout the care pathway.


Essential Criteria

·         2 years post qualifying experience working in a Social Work, Nursing or Allied Health Profession.


·         Hold a professional qualification in Social Work, Nursing or Allied Health Profession


·         By date of appointment must be listed on the appropriate Professional Register.


·         Have completed or be willing to complete formal recognised ASD diagnostic training.

·         Current full driving licence and have access to a car.



·         £16.04 per hour

·         Weekly pay

·         Holiday allowance

Further Information

·         Working hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

·         Temporary contract ongoing until March 2022 with the possibility of extension

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Sarah Wall on +44 (0)28 7035 7035 or send an up to date CV to to speak further about this opportunity.

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