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Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Development Officer

Vacancy Details

Salary: £28,672 - £32,910
Location: St. David's Park
Region: Carmarthen
Job Type: Temporary - Full Time
Vacancy Group: Education & Children
Category: Education & Children
Closing Date: 09/25/2020
Date Posted: 09/07/2020
Reference: 018253


Closing Date: 25/09/2020

Children’s Services / St David’s Park

Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Development Officer
(Temporary up to 31/03/2022 due to Staffing Levels)

£28,672 - £32,910 (Grade H)

This is an exciting opportunity to join our newly established Early Help Team. The Team provides early intervention, advice and support for disabled children, young people and their families aged between 0 and 25.

In this role you will develop an Autism training program for local authority staff, to increase their awareness of the needs of autistic people. This will have a particular focus on those staff who have a ‘public facing role’ e.g. housing, trading standards, leisure services, communities. You will also provide specialist advice to Carmarthenshire County Council staff.

You will work with key partners, be progressive and co-produce service solutions to meet the needs of autistic people, including carers and family members.

You will support the ASD lead to develop and implement Carmarthenshire County Council’s local offer for autistic people.

The post is based at St David’s Park in Carmarthen.

Conversational Welsh is required to accomplish this post. Support can be provided on appointment to reach this level.

For an informal discussion please contact Kirsty Jones 07813 393648 or Kelvin Barlow on 07920 232366

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this post.

As part of the Council’s Policy and Procedure it is now a requirement that employees must register with the DBS Update Service for which there is an annual subscription fee of £13 borne by the individual. The Authority will pay for the initial DBS check.

Please click on the link in the Downloads box below to view a .pdf copy of the Job Profile and Person Specification.

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In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Can you provide evidence that you have the right to live and work in the UK?


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