Befriending Manager, Â£22,378 - Â£26,586 pro rata
28 hours per week, Nottingham Office.
The National Autistic Society is the UKâ€™s leading charity for people affected by autism. We provide a wide range of advice, information, support and specialist services to 100,000 people each year, and campaign and lobby for lasting positive change for the half a million people in the UK with autism.
We are looking for a Befriending Manager to facilitate and support our successful befriending scheme in Nottinghamshire.
The NAS Befriending Scheme is UK wide, involving and co-ordinating
volunteers who offer support to people with autism spectrum disorders and their families and carers. This post is part of the Regional Co-ordination team for East and West Midlands and is accountable to the Regional Officer.
Self motivation and excellent planning skills are essential to this role, along with experience in delivering training, working with volunteers and supporting people with a disability, particularly people with an autism spectrum disorder. Excellent interpersonal and networking skills are also required.
The post demands flexible work patterns with some unsociable hours
and the ability to travel in the area.
For more information about this job contact Ruth Howard, Regional Officer, on 07500 089529 from 28 July onwards or go to www.autism.org.uk
For a recruitment pack, please call our Recruitment Line on 020 7903 3572 or email email@example.com
Closing date: 13 August 2008.
Interviews: 20 August 2008.