Seeing a young person with complex autism making progress can be a priceless feeling. Whether they are making eye contact for the first time or finishing a meal at the table, what may seem like small steps to others are huge for our young people, their families, and those who work with our young people.

What is autism?

Autism (Autism Spectrum Disorder or Condition) is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, as well as how they experience the world around them. It is a spectrum condition: some people with autism can live relatively independently but others may need a high level of support throughout their lives. The condition can make life extremely challenging for the families of those affected.

Autism at Prior's Court

Young people at Prior's Court have complex autism. They rely on our staff to guide them through their waking day; to make progress with learning, behaviour management and celebrate personal accomplishments, and to help them throughout the night. It can be challenging but it’s hugely rewarding when the young person in your care achieves something for the first time that others may take for granted.

If you’re looking for a rewarding career where you can help a young person with complex autism to improve their life chances and make a positive difference to their future, our Graduate Programme could be perfect for you.

How to apply for our Graduate Programme

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