Autism Assessment Nurse
Take a Seat People
Take a Seat is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Autism Nurse practitioner to join our client’s Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) and contribute to the delivery of effective clinical services for children, young people, and families accessing services. This is a permanent position that offers an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of individuals with autism and their families.
- Provide enhanced clinical support to the family support team, offering guidance and assistance in relation to families and children accessing clinical services.
- Support ADOS (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule) and ADI-R (Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised) assessments for children on the autism service pathway.
- Conduct workshops for adults and children, focusing on ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) approaches and support.
- Effectively communicate assessment, formulation, and treatment plans to children and families accessing the clinical pathway, while monitoring progress throughout the multi-disciplinary care process.
- Engage in clinical work with individuals and groups, providing specialized advice, resources, and strategies utilizing autism-specific approaches as needed.
- Conduct risk assessments and develop risk management plans for children and their families, providing guidance to other professionals when necessary.
- Coordinate intervention plans for children, taking initiative in planning and reviewing progress with children, their caregivers, referring agents, and other involved parties.
- Contribute to the development of the multi-disciplinary team, actively participating in practice development, evaluation, audit, and research activities to inform evidence-based practice.
- Offer mentorship and clinical supervision for practice education placements.
- Share and disseminate research findings with professional colleagues to promote practice development.
- Ensure compliance and completion of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities.
- Collaborate closely with the Children and Family Services Department, Applications Department, Volunteer Department, and other relevant stakeholders.
- Relevant experience in providing clinical support within a multi-disciplinary setting.
- Familiarity with ADOS and ADI-R assessments is preferred.
- Strong knowledge of ASD approaches and support.
- Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey information sensitively and effectively.
- Ability to conduct clinical work with individuals and groups, utilizing specialized skills and autism-specific approaches.
- Competence in conducting risk assessments and managing associated risks.
- Strong organizational skills, with the ability to coordinate intervention plans and engage in multi-disciplinary care.
- Commitment to ongoing professional development and staying up-to-date with relevant research and practices.
- Ability to collaborate effectively within a team environment.
Join the team:
If you are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of children with autism and their families, and you thrive in a collaborative and supportive environment, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV, highlighting all of your relevant experience. Our client offers competitive compensation, benefits, and opportunities for professional growth and development.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for considering this opportunity with us.