Ambitious about Autism is currently looking for an Account Manager – Employ Autism to join our development team.
Our Employ Autism programme is being developed to increase the confidence of employers in recruiting and retaining autistic talent by offering paid experiences of work.
The programme is growing each year with increasing numbers of employers partnering with us and starting their journey to attract autistic applicants. In addition, the programme works with a variety of employability service providers to improve understanding of autism within their delivery.
We are seeking to increase our partnership reach, establishing regional networks across the country and evidencing good practice through longitudinal research and evaluation. This role will support the growth of Employ Autism and the effective delivery of the programme aims.
We are looking for someone that has:
- Proven evidence of planning, delivery and evaluation of complex programmes or projects involving a wide range of stakeholders
- Knowledge of issues affecting autistic people in relation to employment
- Experience of designing and delivering programme/project information to a range of audiences
- Up to date knowledge of safeguarding, health and safety, GDPR and diversity and inclusion
This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual who would like to work for a forward-thinking, open and honest organisation and make a real impact to the lives of autistic children and young people. Please find our full recruitment pack on the link below.
If you have any questions about the role or would like to have a confidential chat, please contact Stephen Vickers.
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.