Every shift for an Autism Practitioner changes a life. It’s a care role. It’s a teaching role. It’s a role model role. It’s varied. It’s a career. It’s a passion. It’s teamwork. It’s challenging. It’s rewarding. It’s for you.

    To apply students should be minimum 18 years old. Applications for this role are open throughout the year.

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    Key job information:


    Salary: £10.40 per hour + £1.32 holiday pay

    Hours: 2 shifts per week (average 8hrs per shift)
    Contract type: Fixed - part time

    BTeC student job description

    T-Level student job description

    This programme is aimed at T-Levels Health and Social Care students looking for a placement as part of their studies. It is also open to students studying BTeC with extended industry placement.

    We're looking for caring, patient, fun people from all backgrounds to join our teams working with young people with complex autism. Whether you have experience in a care environment, or don't have experience but have a passion to help transform the lives of our young people - we'd love to hear from you.

    We operate a rota based on a rolling pattern of early and late shifts throughout 52 weeks of the year, including weekends and public holidays. We ideally need people to commit to covering 5 shifts per week. Our early shift starts at 7am and finishes at 4pm and our late shift starts at 2pm and finishes at 10pm.

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    For those who are not experienced in care, we offer a comprehensive, free training programme including hands-on working alongside experienced and senior team members. We have colleagues who completely changed their career to come and work with us and now thoroughly enjoy how rewarding it can be supporting our young people.

    We also offer an extensive benefits and rewards package.

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    Can't drive?

    We offer a direct-to-site transport service for our Autism Practitioners, with pick-up and drop-off points in Reading, Theale, Thatcham and Swindon. 

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    We aim to make all staff feel valued and supported with training and a competitive salary along with providing the knowledge and skills needed to do a great job. Find out more about the benefits we offer.

    How to apply

    Read through the application documents below, then complete an application form. Someone from the recruitment team will be in touch with you within 3 working days.  You can read about our application process in detail here.

    If you would like to find out more or have any questions about T-Levels/ BTeC HSC industry placement: Autism Practitioner before applying, please get in touch via email at: [email protected]

    Contact us about this role

    t: 01635 247202
    e: [email protected]

    All positions at Prior’s Court are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, references and receipt of the appropriate Right to Work documents. Prior’s Court Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.