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About this section

In this section you can find out everything about job opportunities at Autism West Midlands and learn more about our recruitment process.

Why choose us?

To start with, it is extremely rewarding to support people with autism as you get the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping others. You will also be part of a team who love their job and have a lot of fun.

Our people make all the difference, they enrich the lives of people with autism and those who love and care for them. Who does not want to be part of a team like that?

Of course, there are many more reasons to work for us. Just have a look at the points below.

Working for Autism West Midlands brings a range of financial and professional benefits, including:

  • Competitive salary

  • Opportunities for overtime

  • Pension scheme

  • Life insurance of 2x salary

  • Healthcare plan

  • Specialist autism training programme

  • Comprehensive induction programme

  • Employee support programme.

We offer an excellent internal career development program which can take you from a support role to a management role.

If you wish to progress, we can provide you with the tools you need to develop. Define your own career goals and receive the right support from your Manager to acquire the skills and knowledge you need to achieve them.

We also offer a range of training and will help you to gain new qualifications such as:

  • Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care (Adults)
  • Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care (Adults)
  • Diploma Level 5 in Care Leadership and Management
  • Certificate in Management Level 3
  • Certificate in Team Leading Level 2

For most of our jobs, personal qualities are more important than experience: if you have the right attitude and approach, we can support you to gain the skills you need and want.

All of our staff receive a short but punchy introduction to autism and the charity in general. As different roles require different training we have designed several training programmes to make sure you receive the tools and knowledge you need and want.

Examples of our training are:

  • Autism Awareness
  • Safeguarding
  • Managing Challenging behaviour
  • and many more.