Autism Anglia is a well-established charity celebrating 50 years. We have opportunities available for Bank Day Opportunities Instructors within our Jigsaw Opportunities Centre based in Colchester. As a Bank Opportunities Instructor, the successful candidate will cover the absences of other instructors, helping the individuals we support with the unique challenges that they face.
This role is suited to a creative and flexible Day Bank Instructor with a diverse skill set that is able to adapt to the different disciplines as required. The Jigsaw Opportunities Centre offers such as sessions on Art & Textiles, Horticulture, Social & Creative Studies, Life Skills, Music, Movement and Well-being.
Autism Anglia is dedicated to providing ongoing training and supervision, continuing professional development and support, and an extensive induction on commencement of employment.
Jigsaw Opportunities Centre
Jigsaw is a specialist day service for adults with an Autistic Spectrum Condition. Offering a range of person-centred activities that develop skills and independence, within a safe and welcoming environment. The activities are provided on a 2:1 instruction and support basis to enable the centre to actively meet the individual needs of the people that attend. We continually asses and adapt to suit changing needs and monitor progress through daily reports, goals planning, therapeutic input and annual reviews.
Jigsaw Opportunities Centre is open Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm with the exception of Bank Holidays and between Christmas and New Year.
By enhancing and improving the lives of the people that attend, we can help them live their lives to the fullest, develop friendships, be accepted into society, and have the skills to find employment and the drive to live as independently as they possibly can.
Applications are welcome from Bank Day Opportunities Instructors who:
If you have a genuine passion for supporting and uplifting others, your outstanding future at Autism Anglia could be moments away. Apply now by clicking on the link below or contact Natalie Dwan on 01206 577 678 OR email Recruitment@autism-anglia.org.uk to arrange a confidential discussion.
Autism Anglia considers itself to be a fully inclusive employer, welcoming applications from all individuals who are able to meet and exceed the requirements of the position and may wish to request flexible working or reasonable adjustments to appropriately support candidates.
Autism Anglia is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults or children and expects all staff to share this commitment in the fullest sense. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. For all enhanced DBS roles, we are permitted to seek access to spent convictions under The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, Exceptions Order 1975 (as amended 2013).