Ambitious About Autism - Information, Advice and Guidance Officer - London

Submitted by Jamesersa on Fri, 01/07/2022 - 19:26
  • Location: The Pears National Centre for Autism Education

  • Salary: Up to £27,397 (Depending on skills and experience)

  • Contract Type: Full Time

  • Vacancy Type: Fixed Term Contract

  • Closing Date: 23 January 2022

Ambitious about Autism is currently looking for a level 4 or above Information, Advice and Guidance Officer (IAG) on an initial fixed term contract while undertaking a fully funded level 6 qualification in careers development.

Joining the Development team, the role is responsible for the creation and management of careers education resources, as well as effective caseload management of autistic clients who apply to and participate in our Autism Exchange and Employ Autism activities. The post holder will work closely with colleagues in the Development team, as well as external partners to support employer engagement, partnership and networking activities.

We are looking for people who will:

  • Develop and deliver a range of careers related information content, tools and signposts to support autistic young people that are accurate, impartial and meet high standards of accessibility.
  • Deliver careers related activities to autistic young people
  • Maintain client tracking system to ensure progress of all client interactions are recorded and monitored for impact.
  • Willingness to complete a Level 6 qualification in careers development

This is a fantastic opportunity to help develop and support the work we do within our services. In return, you will have access to continued professional development (CPD), excellent benefits including support for wellbeing, generous holiday allowance and a friendly and supportive team. Please see our recruitment pack on the link below.

If you have any questions about the role or would like to have a confidential call, please contact Stephen Vickers on 020 8815 5439 - [email protected]

Ambitious about Autism is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity and we warmly welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates. We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

Ambitious about Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. 

The Safeguarding responsibilities of the post as per the job description and personal specification.
Whether the post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendment to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2021. This means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected', so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS Filter Guidance.


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