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Programme Manager and Information Officer: Right from the Start

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Muswell Hill, London
Full Time

Right from the Start: early years support for children with autism and their parents

Are you a great communicator, passionate about helping people? Keen to provide information to parents and carers to help them navigate complex health and education systems?

We’re looking for a Programme Manager and Information Officer for our new fully funded project Right from the Start: early years support for children with autism and their parents.

Programme Manager – 12 month fixed-term contract, circa £40k per annum

The successful candidate will have significant knowledge of early years and health, ideally based on experience of working in either or both sectors. You’ll have proven experience of project management, leading and being accountable for the planning, delivery and evaluation of projects. You’ll be a strong networker, adept at developing and maintaining strong, positive strategic partnerships.

Information Officer – 12 month fixed-term contract, £26,135 to £31,859 per annum

The successful candidate will have significant experience of translating research findings into accessible information for the public. You’ll be adept at sourcing, analysing and evaluating evidence from multiple sources. You’ll also be an excellent communicator, and enjoy working with colleagues in a multi-disciplinary team.

This is a great time to join us, right at the start of a project to get it Right from the Start for children with autism and their parents. We’re happy to offer these roles on a secondment basis. If you would like an informal discussion in advance of applying, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

To apply, please complete an application form and our diversity monitoring form, explaining how you meet the criteria set out on the jo description and send to jobs@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk 

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Closing and interview dates

Programme Manager – applications close at midnight on Monday 29 October 2018, with interviews on Wednesday 7 November 2018

Information Officer – applications close at midnight on Tuesday 6 November 2018, with interviews on Tuesday 13 November

Ambitious about Autism is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons from all sections of the community. If you would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may need as part of your application, please email jobs@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk or call Adele Yilmaz, Senior Recruitment Officer (School and Charity Link) on 020 8815 5435.

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. Please note this post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as stated in the person specification.

Please note we have not engaged any agencies to work on this role and only direct applications will be considered.

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