Location: Kent

Requirement to travel across Kent, although the majority of our support hours are currently situated in West Kent

Hours of Work: Full-Time or Part-Time Hours

Salary: £10.09 - £11.13 per hour (Dependent on Experience)

raising to £10.29- £11.35 per hour (Dependent on Experience) from 1st April 2022

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  • Full training and career progression opportunities (including recognised qualifications in Positive Behaviour Support)
  • Flexible work arrangements with opportunities to take on additional bank shifts too.
  • Subsidised travel
  • 30 Days Annual Leave (including Bank Holidays)
  • Nest Pension and Death in Service Benefit
  • Dedicated Employee Assistance Programme and Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Access to the Blue Light Card (providing discounts on the high street and online) as well as 25% discounts in our own stores and Cafés.
  • Care Friends referral App, so you can earn up to £250 for every person you refer to work for Aspens

How to Apply:

If you are friendly, dedicated and passionate about supporting others we would LOVE to speak to you!

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Recruitment Team, Sussex House, Battle, East Sussex TN33 0AE

About the Role:

At Aspens we work across Kent and Sussex; supporting individuals with autism spectrum conditions, learning disabilities and physical disabilities. We offer residential care, supporting living, day activities and fantastic community outreach and specialist services.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding team within Aspens. The Family and Specialist Support Team is a comprehensive, professional, high quality service for children and young people with a diverse range of neurological needs including: ASC, ADHD, social communication delays, OCD, Tourette’s, mental health issues and more.

Our staff team deliver excellent services based on the needs of the individual, teaching skills and creating support solutions that enable individuals to manage the impact of their difficulties.

Your role as specialist intervention advisor will be to work across a variety of settings to develop, plan and participate in programmes of work with the parents/carers, adults, young people and children that we support. This may include work in educational, community or residential setting.

For a full list of duties and responsibilities required by this role, please refer to the Job Description attached.

About You:

As an ideal specialist Intervention Advisor, you should:

  • Have an A-level equivalent in social sciences (or a related subject) as well as an NVQ equivalent in social care or child care.
  • Desirably be qualified to degree level in a related field, or t have the capacity to work to degree level, as you will be supported to complete specialist training and qualifications as part of your role
  • Have previous experience having worked or volunteered with children or young people with ASC conditions or other related concerns
  • Have worked with families in a home environment and with multidisciplinary professionals in the provision of support.
  • Hold some knowledge of positive behaviour support or applied behavioural analysis.
  • PECS or Makaton training would be beneficial, but not essential.
  • Have a full, clean driving licence (with access to your own vehicle) and be willing to travel across Kent to provide support as required
To find out more call Ailiés on 07513 130 482 or email [email protected]
or to find out more call William on 07912 179 987 or email [email protected]

Any offer would be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks, which we will complete on your behalf if you don't already have one, and satisfactory employment references. We will consider job share and part time arrangements for all posts in line with the needs of the charity.

Aspens Charities are an equal opportunities employer.

Aspens is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of all children, young people and adults. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, and satisfactory references. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order (1975, 2013,2020). Our safeguarding policies can be found on our website

PLEASE NOTE: It is a condition of your employment with Aspens Charities that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and that you comply with testing requirements in line with the current government guidance and Aspens policy.