Adult ASD Practitioner

Reference

VAC-3436

Sector

Healthcare

Salary

£16.04 to £0 Per Hour

Town/City

Ballymoney

Contract Type

Full time

Closing Date

13/10/2020

Talk to Sarah Wall
028 7035 7035

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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, Psychology or Allied Health Profession.
  • Hold a professional qualification in Social Work, Nursing, Allied Health Profession or Masters Level Psychology graduate.
  • 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.

Rewards

  • £16.04 per hour
  • Weekly pay
  • Holiday allowance

Further Information

  • Working hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

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 sarah.wall@mparecruitment.co.uk to speak further about this opportunity.

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