Development / Outreach worker for the Wiltshire Service Users’ Network (WSUN)

16th April 2021, 11:40am | By David |

Two posts are available

One post 24 hours per week £14,829 per annum (£21,627 FTE)

One post 30 hours per week £18,537 per annum (£21,627 FTE)

These posts are a temporary contract until 31st March 2022 (Extension to contract is subject to additional funding)

Are you looking for a new and exciting role? Do you have an understanding of the unique challenges faced by people on the spectrum and their families?

As an Outreach Worker for the Wiltshire Autism Hub you will work with autistic people and their relatives and carers across Wiltshire.  You will be experienced in supporting and mentoring people in a personalised way, both on a one to one basis as well as in a group setting and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Your role will be to work alongside people to support them to find solutions and to help them to achieve a better quality of life. You will need to be able to work flexibly, planning and prioritising your caseload effectively as no two days are ever the same.

You will have knowledge and experience of in working in partnership with organisations and services across Wiltshire.

(Please note that this role does not involve personal care).

WSUN is a service user led organisation which supports people across Wiltshire.

How to apply: We recommend you visit our website for more information, including the job description and person specification please visit our website:

http://wsun.co.uk/2021/04/we-are-recruiting/ or calling our office on 01380871800 or emailing info.wsun@btconnect.com

CV’s are accepted for initial contact.

Informal discussion: Contact Louise Rendle CEO

Closing date for applications: Friday 23rd April 2021, however we will be assessing applications as we receive them and may choose to close the deadline early.

Applicants must have use of their own car, for which mileage expenses will be paid.

The Wiltshire Service Users’ Network are an Equal Opportunities employer. We ensure that our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment and we encourage all applications.  We offer a contributory pension scheme and five weeks holiday a year plus public holidays (pro rata).  The post is subject to an enhanced level Disclosure & Barring Service criminal records check.

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