Job Opportunity with Assert

Our Autism Support Advisor role is a specialist case worker position that works with autistic adults on a wide range of topics to help improve wellbeing. 

Assert (B&H)

Autism Support Advisor

37.5 hrs with some evenings and weekends required

Fixed term contract for 1 year initially. This is expected to be extended.

£23, 000

Assert is a local charity that supports adults on the Autistic Spectrum in Brighton and Hove. We have an exciting opportunity for someone with the right skills, empathy and experience to help us provide an essential service in the city.

The role requires the provision of high quality, short term case work to increase wellbeing, personal empowerment, support independent living and improve quality of life for our service users. The role also requires the ability to support with facilitating groups and supporting to deliver our Autism Awareness Training.

The Autism Support Advisor is the initial point of contact for new people accessing Assert and acts as the gateway for people to engage in the wider services at Assert. The short term, ad hoc 1-1 case work is the foundation of this role and requires the ability to provide information, advice and guidance on a wide range of topics as identified by individual need. 

You will need to be highly skilled in providing case work on a range of topics and have excellent listening skills. Knowledge and experience of supporting Autistic adults is essential. The post requires excellent communication, administrative and IT skills and a commitment to challenging stereotypes and promoting our work.

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter that details how you meet the points listed in the personal specification (of up to no more than 4 sides of A4) Please note that without a suitable covering letter CV’s will not be accepted. For more information please email sarahb@assertbh.org.uk


Assert (B & H)

Community Base

113 Queens Road

Brighton

BN1 3XG

Closing date Monday 3rd February at 5pm. Please note that interviews will take place on Thursday 13th February.