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      Behaviour Support Tutor needed – Working with young adults with a diagnosis of autism in Cheshire. Wilmslow being the main work base and some work will be based in a school environment in Stretford.Hours: Full Time 37.5 / including evening + weekend + Bank Holiday and O/N rota(+ 5% salary being part of the rota for unsociable hours worked)Holidays: 28 days (inclusive of Bank Holidays)Salary Range: £16,575 to £18,525 dependant on experience.(+5% of annual salary for the inclusion of the evening and weekend and overnight rota which is part of the 37.5 weekly working hours )We are currently looking for ambitious candidates to work within a new and growing company providing home and community based intervention programmes to families in Cheshire. The successful candidate will work within a team that specialises working with young adults with a diagnosis of autism. Excellent training will be provided as well as the opportunity to grow and progress within a growing organisation. Contact davidhinman@abatutorfinder.com for full details on how to apply.Core Purpose of Role:To deliver high quality Positive Behaviour Support based on ABA, on 1:1 basis to young adults with autism to enable them to pursue their ambitions in relation to further education, work and leisure as well as living as independently as possible .To provide this support directly with children and young people in school, FE college, home, community, work settings, supported living. To support the young people in all day to day and social activities. You will support students person centred programmes in a range of environments, as well as transporting clients in own car, where appropriate.There is scope for potential applicants to develop and move up through the tutor levels, supported by the company’s in-house best practice training programme.Principal Accountabilities :1. To support young people to achieve person centred outcomes outlined in their individual programme, as directed by the head of the ABA team/supervisor. This support will utilise evidence based best practice and knowledge of autism. This is to include access to education, further education settings, supported employment, social enterprises, and leisure activities & supported living. To work on 1:1 with indoor/outdoor activities in a range of environments as well as encourage self-help skills such as preparing meals and all other daily living skills.2. To implement existing skills of the person centred plan/programme for young adults with autism within the service offered by VBA utilising the best PBS/ABA practice and knowledge of autism.3. To be responsible for safeguarding the health and safety of students, including maintaining a physically safe environment and ensuring risk assessments are written up as well as following risk assessments as appropriate4. To ensure all young person progress data is collected, summarised and graphed. Responsible for regularly communicating data to behaviour support consultant and supervisor. Responsible for ensuring all young person files, daily information home communication books are written and updated. Ensure all data/descriptions are shared with supervisor/consultant/for other reports. Responsible for ensuring accurate and appropriate data collection systems are followed and used as an effective assessment for learning tool.5. To provide excellent support with personal care in line with organisational policy and approved support plans and guidelines. This may include support with toileting, the administration of medication, meal time support etc. You will have responsibility for ensuring that all administrative requirements in relation to these tasks are undertaken, are kept timely, and for reporting any concerns identified.6. To be responsible for production, organisation and maintenance of appropriate teaching materials and resources to support personalised targets.7. To work professionally within the community/home/work environments and keep the service users safe.8. To support the young people to achieve their full potential.9. Responsible for petty cash and service users’ money, as well as young person’s personal belongings, maintaining information record is written and updated daily.10. Where required and authorised to do so, drive own vehicle to support the transportation of students.11. To debrief to parents and supervisors sensitivelyPerson requirementsTraining1. Commitment to comply with VBA team procedures and regulation standards and attend both in house and external training. Commitment to continuing professional development in ABA practice and theory. Commitment to knowledge of and application of each person centred curriculum2. To participate, progress and take ownership with self-development within the behavioural support role.3. To participate in regular safeguarding trainingGeneral1. To understand and actively implement all policies across all environments for each young person.2. To attend and participate in team meetings over a variety of settings where required.3. To carry out any other duties from time to time as appropriate as required by senior staff members of VBA4. Responsible for ensuring effective communication (the right information, to the right people, at the right time)5. To be responsible for the health and safety of self and others using proactive and reactive strategies. This may include using positive handling techniques6. To support the creation and maintenance of good working relations and communication both internally and with families and other relevant stakeholders.7. Full clean British driving licence and own transport.SalaryThe starting salary is £16,575 for a "level 2 tutor" or £18,525 for a level 3 tutor dependant on experience and qualifications. (+5% of annual salary for the evening and weekend/ O/N rota as part of your 37.5 hours per week. This would boost the annual salary for a level 3 tutor to £19,450). There is also scope for fast career progression after training.To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV to Davidhinman@abatutorfinder.com in the first instance.ABA Tutor Finder specialise in the placement of therapists working/ or wishing to work in the field ABA. We offer placements to individuals whose role it is to implement behavioural interventions that support the teaching of language, social & play skills, as well as early academics to children and adults with a diagnosis of autism.

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