Autism Support Specialist

Rehab Group
July 21, 2021
Job Type
Hours of Work
Education Requirements
Hold a third level qualification to at least degree standard in Education/Social Care/ Psychology
Experience Requirements
2 years’ experience working in ABA (desirable)
Job Responsibilities
See Job Description
Job Industry
Education and Training
Salary Currency
Job Order


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 Support Specialist

NLN Castlebar, Mayo

Permanent Contract, 30 hours






Job Purpose


To provide professional support to the learners and staff on the ASD programme.  To ensure that ABA model is delivered and recorded appropriately.   That outcomes are in line with the funders and organisations goal and KPI’s.



Minimum Education & Skills required


  • Hold a third level qualification to at least degree standard in Education/Social Care/ Psychology
  • 2 years’ experience working in ABA (desirable)
  • MSC in Applied Behavior Analysis desirable
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)  desirable
  • Experience of maintaining relationships with stakeholders in the provision of the service
  • Have knowledge and experience in the delivery of services for people with ASD
  • Experience of positive approaches to behavioral supports






Job Duties & Responsibilities


  • Facilitate the implementation of high quality evidence based services in conjunction with the direction/supervision of the BCBA specialist
  • Complete Functional Behavioral  Assessments  (FBA), design and monitor Behavioral Support plans (BSPs) based on the results
  • Manage a caseload of clients referred to the ASD Service, planning time and work allocation for individual and group work
  • Develop, monitor and adjust ABA programmes relating to PCPs





Additional requirements


  • Travel will be required to placements and relevant training events
  • Flexibility required as part of day to day duties in the role
  • Approachable, positive can do attitude




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 3rd August 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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