Vacancy posted: Monday, 6 Aug 2012
ONE STOP SHOP MANAGER
Fixed term contract until March 2014
Based: Kilmarnock and Aberdeen (2 posts)
Hours: 35 per week
Who we and our customers are
Over 500,000 people in the UK have autism. Together with their families, they make up over two million people whose lives are touched with autism every single day. At the NAS, our vision is a world where all people living with autism get to lead the life they choose.
These are new posts, which are part of a project funded by the Scottish Government to develop “One Stop Shops” across Scotland.
These posts will involve taking the lead in the development of a hub for information, advice and signposting for individuals on the autism spectrum, their families and interested professionals. You will facilitate the development of partnership working with Autism Initiatives and Scottish Autism to identify local priorities and to work collaboratively to plan and deliver a range of activities in and related to the One Stop Shop and maximise service delivery. Within this role you will manage and direct all activity related to the core business of the One Stop Shop and ensure effective management of people and resources.
Who we are looking for
The successful candidates will have a degree level qualification in health, education or social care; or any other relevant qualification along with extensive experience in supporting individuals with autism and previous management experience. Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and Care Inspectorate Standards are an essential requirement of this role. You will also have excellent communication skills, flexible approach to work and the ability to actively motivate and lead staff.
How to Apply
- To apply for this role you must complete an application form and email it to ScotlandHR@nas.org.uk
- When completing the supporting statement, you should refer to the job description and person specification and ensure that you highlight any information that shows why you are suitable for the position.
Closing date: 17th August 2012
For an information pack please see our website by pressing the 'apply' button and click on “working with people with autism”
Applications for this job are sought from anyone who is suitably qualified and experienced for the role but particularly welcome from those with a diagnosis of autism or Asperger syndrome.
The NAS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and adults who use our services and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Charity Number: England and Wales – 269425 – Scotland – SCO039427
The NAS is an equal opportunities employer