Autism Team Strategic Lead Bristol

Job title: Autism Team Strategic Lead

Company: Bristol City Council

Job description: The job requirements are detailed below. Where applicable the skills, qualifications and memberships required for this job have also been included.

Job details

Job details Job reference VAC001599 Date posted 09/07/2021 Application closing date 06/09/2021 Location City Hall College Green City Centre Bristol BS1 5TR Salary BG15: £47,775 – £49,879 Package Blank Job category/type Education Attachments

Autism Team Strategic Lead Job description

Full time/Permanent

A great opportunity has arisen for a strategic lead in autism with the Bristol Autism Team.

We are looking for a skilled, knowledgeable individual to lead and manage strategic direction in Autism Team (family and learning Hub) and projects in the Education and Skills department.

You will develop and implement a city-wide strategy for Education and Skills and work with other agencies to develop joined up approach for families.

As leader of the Bristol Autism Team, you would be joining a team of professionals who bring together a wealth of knowledge, skills, qualifications, experience and expertise in the field of autism.

The team is committed to providing unique and high-quality advice and support for children and young people with a diagnosis of autism and those on the autism pathway, working with a range of mainstream educational settings throughout Bristol.

Key elements of the role would be:

To successfully lead the Autism team family and Education Hubs providing line management, supervision, and strategic direction

  • To manage the performance of the team in relation to key performance indicators providing data on the reach and impact of the service and outcomes for children and young people with Autism in Bristol.
  • To actively seek and implement national strategy, best practice evidence to ensure the teams are at the cutting edge of work in this area.
  • To ensure that interventions and support are appropriate to community needs and that seldom heard voices are sought.
  • To contribute to City knowledge and understanding on Autism in Bristol.

You would be part of an agile workforce, there is the flexibility to carry out administrative tasks at home, and to attend meetings in education settings as well as other Bristol City Council buildings.

This post is eligible for a DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (i.e. it involves certain activities in relation to children and/or adults) and is defined as regulated activity under Part 1 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006. Therefore, a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity (includes a barred list check) is an essential requirement

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

If you would like to discuss this role please contact

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic and disabled candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.

Job title Autism Team Strategic Lead Job reference VAC001599 Date posted 09/07/2021 Application closing date 06/09/2021 Location City Hall College Green City Centre Bristol BS1 5TR Salary BG15: £47,775 – £49,879 Package Blank Job category/type Education Attachments Job description

Full time/Permanent

A great opportunity has arisen for a strategic lead in autism with the Bristol Autism Team.

We are looking for a skilled, knowledgeable individual to lead and manage strategic direction in Autism Team (family and learning Hub) and projects in the Education and Skills department.

You will develop and implement a city-wide strategy for Education and Skills and work with other agencies to develop joined up approach for families.

As leader of the Bristol Autism Team, you would be joining a team of professionals who bring together a wealth of knowledge, skills, qualifications, experience and expertise in the field of autism.

The team is committed to providing unique and high-quality advice and support for children and young people with a diagnosis of autism and those on the autism pathway, working with a range of mainstream educational settings throughout Bristol.

Key elements of the role would be:

To successfully lead the Autism team family and Education Hubs providing line management, supervision, and strategic direction

  • To manage the performance of the team in relation to key performance indicators providing data on the reach and impact of the service and outcomes for children and young people with Autism in Bristol.
  • To actively seek and implement national strategy, best practice evidence to ensure the teams are at the cutting edge of work in this area.
  • To ensure that interventions and support are appropriate to community needs and that seldom heard voices are sought.
  • To contribute to City knowledge and understanding on Autism in Bristol.

You would be part of an agile workforce, there is the flexibility to carry out administrative tasks at home, and to attend meetings in education settings as well as other Bristol City Council buildings.

This post is eligible for a DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (i.e. it involves certain activities in relation to children and/or adults) and is defined as regulated activity under Part 1 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006. Therefore, a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity (includes a barred list check) is an essential requirement

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

If you would like to discuss this role please contact

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic and disabled candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.

Expected salary: £47775 – 49879 per year

Location: Bristol

Job date: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 22:16:38 GMT

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