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Location: Sunderland

Salary: £8.80 per hour

Expiry Date: Monday 31 December 2018

Casual Worker

£8.80 per hour

Casual worker agreement (flexible 0 contract hours)

A number of positions available

Business mileage and travel expenditure reimbursed by NEAS

The North East Autism Society is the leading voice concerning Autism and neuro-diversity in the North of England. Established over 35 years ago, we have a trusted reputation of providing a range of quality, specialist services for children, young people and adults leading happy, fulfilling and independent lives. With over 700 staff in more than 40 locations in the North East, we believe joining our NEAS family will not only provide you with a challenging and rewarding role but will help bring real life change for the incredible people we work with.

We are currently looking to recruit a number of Casual One to One Study Mentors to work within our Employment Futures team across the North East area.

One to One Study Mentors are required to support undergraduate and post graduate students with an assessed health condition under the quality assured program for Disabled Student Allowance. Students undertaking higher education can access this support service through an assessment of support needs.

Successful applicants will be required to assist the stu...

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Successful applicants will be required to assist the students with a variety of education related tasks including;

  • Timetabling of study/workload
  • Communication skills
  • Research guidance
  • Development of strategies for meeting the challenges of higher education study
  • Support individuals with preparation for assessment tasks


A higher education degree is required in any discipline where you are able to offer guidance from your own experience of higher education. Study mentoring service may be delivered at student residence or place of study. Regular support sessions are usually one hour in duration and scheduled in advance for each week of semester.

AS Mentor role requires comprehensive training in adult Autism in line with DSA/QAG directives.

In return we offer excellent terms and conditions. Joining our NEAS team will mean:
  • Working in a positive, friendly, rewarding environment, building your experience and career.
  • Dedicated support from our Learning and Development team who will work alongside you and your new line manager to enhance your career with our specialist training programmes. This is just the start of your new career!
  • Other benefits including childcare vouchers, Cycle2Work scheme, pension contributions, an annual staff awards evening recognising and rewarding staff achievements, and much sought-after discounted rates at our family fun days and events scheduled across the year.
  • Having a hands-on role, valuing and supporting people. If you thrive on helping others, knowing everything you do is contributing to lives being changed then this could be the role for you.


Please see job description and person specification listed under "documents" at the top of this page. Please use these in completing your application.

The Society is a Disability Confident Employer which means we guarantee to interview all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for this job vacancy.

The North East Autism Society is the leading voice concerning Autism and neuro-diversity in the North of England. Established over 30 years ago, we have a trusted reputation of providing a range of quality, specialist services for children, young people and adults leading happy, fulfilling and independent lives. With over 700 staff in more than 40 locations in the North East, we believe joining our NEAS family will not only provide you with a challenging and rewarding role but will help bring real life change for the incredible people we work with.

We are currently looking to recruit a number of Casual staff to work within Adult or Child Services based across the North East of England.

We recognise that you may not have any direct or personal experience with Autism which is why we have developed a detailed training and induction programme. This provides you with a comprehensive welcome to working with Autism at NEAS including introducing you to Autism theory, communication, sensory and behaviour. If you have a passion for helping others and you are willing to learn more about Autism, then this could be the career you've been looking for.

Working independently and as part of a team, you will support, young people and adults to access a range of activities. You will need to demonstrate enthusiasm, initiative, drive and resilience for what is often a demanding role; you must be people centred with good communication and interpersonal skills and possess a flexible approach to working routines.

In return we offer excellent terms and conditions. Joining our NEAS family will mean:
  • Working in a positive, friendly, rewarding environment, building your experience and career.
  • Dedicated support from our Learning and Development team who will work alongside you and your new line manager to enhance your career with our specialist training programmes. This is just the start of your new career!
  • Other benefits including childcare vouchers, bike to work scheme, pension contributions, an annual staff awards evening recognising and rewarding staff achievements, and much sought-after discounted rates at our family fun days and events scheduled across the year.
  • Having a hands-on role, valuing and supporting people. If you thrive on helping others, knowing everything you do is contributing to lives being changed then this could be the role for you.


Please see job description and person specification listed under "documents" at the top of this page. Please use these in completing your application.

The Society is a Disability Confident Employer which means we guarantee to interview all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for this job vacancy.

Job Sector
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Job Position
Other
City/Town
Sunderland
Address
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