Community Outreach Officer – ASD Outreach (2M-MM15160)

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ASD Outreach Service
Community Outreach Officers
Various locations, North and East London
Contract: Fixed Full Time, 38 hours per week & Flexi Zero hours
Salary: £21,497 per annum (£10.85 per hour)

About Outward
For more than 40 years, Outward has been providing high-quality support and care services to vulnerable people in London and has grown from strength to strength. We believe in engaging, enabling and empowering the people we support to make positive choices, have genuine control over their lives, play an active role in the community, take advantage of opportunities to develop as individuals and live the lives they want.

About the Role

The ASD Outreach team provide support to individuals with Autism who either live on their own or with their families across a number of boroughs in North and East London.

The ASD outreach service is seeking a professional and dynamic female outreach officer to work with a profoundly autistic female client in the London Borough of Waltham forest. Ideally, you will have experience of working with clients who have autism and have PBS and/or NAPPI training. Support for this person is on a 2 to 1 basis with the hours being flexible. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate.

“Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.”

As a Community Outreach officer your duties will include:
• Provide support to individuals in line with agreed support plans
• Coordinating packages of care and support for individuals and supporting individuals with reviews of support and any needs for long term care or support.
• Demonstrate good IT skills, and be able to record information clearly and professionally
• Good verbal communication skills; be able to liaise professionally with a range of external stakeholders, care managers, health professionals, other services and providers of support, and family members of customers.
• Delivering a service that promotes and supports choice, empowers individuals, helps people take control of their own support and care, and increases their independence and self-determination.
• Putting the person we support at the heart of your work, promoting each individual’s needs for independence, well-being and dignity
• Flexible approach to working shift patterns, which will include evening and weekend hours, and bank holidays.

We are a forward-thinking organisation, committed to providing the best support possible to vulnerable people therefore you will be provided with comprehensive training and will be supported every step of the way to develop your career with us.

We value everything our staff do for the people we support, so we provide a great benefits package such as:

• Flexible working hours that will give you the work-life balance that is right for you
• Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time)
• Computing Scheme
• Credit Union Scheme
• Cycle-to-Work Scheme
• Death in Service Benefit
• Health Assured – Employee Assistance Programme
• Blue Light Card
• Eyecare Vouchers
• Flu Jab Reimbursement
• Long Service Awards
• Pension Scheme
• Purchase Additional Annual Leave
• Refer-a-Friend Scheme
• Retirements
• Loans (including season tickets and parking permit loans

Outward is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services for successful candidates. This will be fully subsidised by Outward.

The closing date for all applications is 23:59pm on 10th January 2022
Interviews will be held week beginning 17th January 2022

Diversity at Outward

Outward applies its Equal Opportunities Policy at all stages of recruitment and selection. Shortlisting, interviewing and selection is carried out without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age or trade union membership. Those with disabilities meeting the minimum requirements for the post will be shortlisted and reasonable adjustments will be made to ensure they are not disadvantaged during the interview process.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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