The WLGA is looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable individual to join the National Autism Team based in Cardiff. The post will involve research into the tools; pedagogy; and resources that successfully support individuals working with and supporting Autistic people, which will include effective collation and monitoring of data. There is also an emphasis on communications and using social media in particular in promoting available resources. Excellent IT skills and creativity in developing written and visual resources for autistic people, parents and carers and professionals, matched with exceptional interpersonal skills are key to this post. Experience and knowledge of autism and other neurodevelopmental conditions would be an advantage.
The National Autism Team is hosted by the WLGA in partnership with Public Health Wales and its primary function is to support the delivery of the Welsh Government ASD Strategic Plan and Delivery Plan in conjunction with key stakeholders. The ultimate purpose of the team is to improve the lives of autistic people in Wales.
This is a fixed term contract, initially until 31 March 2022, with a possible extension, funding dependent. Secondments would be welcome, subject to agreement with employer in advance of application to the WLGA
For more information, visit our web-site www.AutismWales.org / www.AwtistieathCymru.org and/ or for an informal discussion, call Sara Harvey on 07880 794322 or Wendy Thomas on 07717 822479.
Deadline for applications 9:00am on 2nd February 2021