AUTISM OUTREACH SUPPORT WORKER

The Rehab Group
Published
October 4, 2021
Location
Raheen, Ireland
Category
Job Type
Hours of Work
7.5 hours
Education Requirements
Hold a third level qualification to at least degree standard in Education/Social Care/ Psychology or have equivalent relevant work experience
Experience Requirements
2 years working with people with ASD
Job Responsibilities
See Job description
Job Industry
Healthcare
Salary
N/A
Salary Currency
Euro
Job Order
1234

Description

A commitment to living the organisational values of Team work,

Dignity, Justice, Advocacy and Quality

 

 

National Learning Network is the training and employment division of the Rehab Group. We have over 50 years’ experience in the area of training for employment or further education and benefit from a hugely experienced multi-disciplinary team of nearly 600 teachers, trainers, programme development officers, psychologists, counsellors and employment support staff.

 

AUTISM OUTREACH SUPPORT WORKER

NLN Jutland Centre

Raheen Business Park, Raheen, Limerick City

Permanent, 7.5 hours

 Job Purpose

To provide a range of training and outreach supports to a client group with Autism Spectrum Disorder availing of the Autism Outreach Support Service provided by National Learning Network in consultation with the Health Service Executive.

Minimum Education & Skills required

  • Hold a third level qualification to at least degree standard in Education/Social Care/ Psychology or have equivalent relevant work experience
  • Have knowledge and experience in the delivery of services for people with ASD
  • Experience of Positive Approaches to Behavioral Supports
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrate a high level of self-motivation and ability to work on one’s own initiative

Work Experience

  • Hold a third level qualification to at least degree standard in Education/Social Care/ Psychology or have equivalent relevant work experience
  • Hold a third level qualification to at least degree standard in Education/Social Care/ Psychology or have equivalent relevant work experience
  • Hold a third level qualification to at least degree standard in Education/Social Care/ Psychology or have equivalent relevant work experience

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Complete initial assessments in conjunction with and under the direction of the Admissions and Governance Team for the Service.
  • Manage a client group referred to the service, planning time and work allocation for individual and group work, record keeping, meetings etc.
  • Develop working relationships, foster trust and confidence and encourage participation of clients
  • Assess current skill levels, explore person centred goals and identify outreach support requirements for each client.

 Additional requirements

  • Flexibility regarding working hours to ensure the persons’ needs are met
  • Flexibility required as part of day to day duties in the role
  • A full driving licence is required and a suitable means of transport 

Staff Benefits

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Paid maternity leave
  • Paid paternity leave
  • 24 days annual leave
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Tax saver travel scheme
  • Income protection

 

Closing Date: 17 October 2021

 To view full extensive job description please, click apply to visit our company site and download attachment at the bottom of the page.

 These duties and responsibilities are a reflection of the present service requirements and may be subject to review and amendment to meet the changing needs of the services.

 The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer

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