- Location: London
- Close Date: 3rd December 2021 (5 pm)
- Salary: £42,000-45,000 per annum, depending on experience
- Website link for full job description: https://auticon.co.uk/senior-job-coach-neurodiversity-training-lead-london/
- Point of contact for applicants: email@example.com
Brief job description:
We offer flexible work conditions and a considerate work environment including private medical insurance; season ticket loans; 25 paid holiday days per annum plus bank holidays; 4% pension contribution
This is the first senior hybrid position of its kind at auticon
About auticon and your role
auticon is an international IT consultancy that exclusively employs people on the autism spectrum as consultants in the fields of data science, cybersecurity, and quality assurance. As a social enterprise, auticon aims to increase employment opportunities for autistic adults. In the process, we hope to shift perceptions and be a catalyst for change by demonstrating the benefits of a neurodiverse workplace.
The primary role of the Senior Job Coach is to provide emotional and practical support for auticon consultants, ensuring they can fulfil their potential. You are responsible for facilitating the working relationship between consultant and clients, including negotiating reasonable adjustments, conducting workplace assessments, advising on communication strategies, and educating on workplace etiquette. You will play a fundamental role in supporting the mental health and wellbeing of auticon consultants as well as acting as a source of advice and expertise for other job coaches.
We are the catalyst for change in the employment of Neurodiverse employees. Both our Consultancy and Inclusion Services work in parallel to support the social mission of auticon. The neurodiversity inclusion services have been providing training to prestigious clients since 2019, but in 2022, we launch our advanced training offering and official advisory offering. We support businesses throughout the employment lifecycle to improve and build awareness, before improving and creating inclusive practices internally and during recruitment.
Skills, qualifications, and personality characteristics
Direct experience supporting neurodiverse adults with autism, ADHD, dyslexia, or dyspraxia in the workplace
An advanced understanding of mental health conditions
A Undergraduate or Masters degree in a related discipline or equivalent experience
An understanding of psychology and/or organisational psychology
Emotional resilience and an ability to manage emotional/stressful situations
You are diplomatic yet assertive at managing a variety of situations in a calm manner
You can work autonomously and with initiative in an organised fashion every day
Desirable but not essential
A lived or personal experience of autism or a co-occurring neurodivergent condition
Research experience from a PhD or as a research assistant would be a valued skillset
Experience in delivering workplace assessments or implementing reasonable adjustments in the workplace
Experience of the Access to Work application process
Please note, you do not need to meet all of the criteria listed above. We encourage applicants to apply if they meet some but not all of the criteria.
How to Apply
For more information, please visit: https://auticon.co.uk/senior-job-coach-neurodiversity-training-lead-london/
Please apply with your CV and a covering letter that demonstrates how you meet the skills and characteristics criteria listed above via https://auticon.bamboohr.com/hiring/jobs/27.