Inclusion Support Practitioner Autism Team

Location
Elmwood Place, 37 Burtons Way, B36 0UG
Salary
£20,138 - £28,485 pro rata
Posted
04 Sep 2017
Closes
19 Sep 2017
Job Ref
SOL000001790
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time
Hours
Part-Time
Children and Young People's 0-25 SEND Service

Specialist Inclusion Support Service

Inclusion Support Practitioner for pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

1 x Part Time Post

Band D: Points 21-32, £20138.00 - £28485.00 p.a. pro rata to 19.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.

Solihull Specialist Inclusion Support Service (SISS) is a well-established, highly valued, local service working closely with Solihull schools and settings to support children and young people with a range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

We are seeking to recruit one experienced Inclusion Support Practitioner to join the Autism Team which is part of the Solihull Specialist Inclusion Support Service. The Autism Team supports children with a diagnosis of Autism in mainstream schools.

In this role you will be working alongside a specialist teacher to support schools from within one of the borough’s Early Help areas. You will work closely with the Autism specialist teachers to devise programmes of intervention to support the development of whole school practice in Autism as well as delivering targeted intervention for specific pupils on caseload. You may also be required to support pupils and families who have received a recent diagnosis of Autism. We hold regular meetings to review caseloads and ensure your professional and personal support at all times.

You will have Level 3 qualification in child care/ child development. You will also possess substantial school based experience of supporting children and young people with Autism and some knowledge and understanding of the implications of Autism for them. You will have experience of parents and other professionals and have worked successfully as part of a team. We would also require you to be familiar with the Autism Education Trust framework as this is integral to the team’s service delivery.

You will have good communication skills and multi-agency working experience with colleagues in health and/or social care.

You will be expected to travel around the borough of Solihull supporting the children on your caseload.

This is a demanding role and you will be joining a group of very committed people. You will find that we are an exceptionally supportive service to work for and working with us is both enjoyable and rewarding.

We look forward to receiving your application.

If you wish to discuss this post in more detail please contact Kate Collett, Autism Team Coordinator at katherine.collett@solihull.gov.uk or telephone 0121 704 6690 / 07342 066602.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required.

This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: DBS Enhanced Children.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date: 17 September 2017

Interview date: 26 September 2017

Supporting documents
JDPS Inclusion Support Practitoner (Autism)