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Current vacancies with Autism at Kingwood

To Apply for any of the roles listed below please use the application form here.

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a committed individual who is looking to progress their career and take on a new challenge based in Reading.

Expanding on your role as Support Worker you will work alongside the Support Manager helping to manage staff teams, fulfilling a range of administrative duties while actively working creatively and appropriately with the individuals we support.

You will act as a role model ensuring staff work within the organisations policies, procedures and systems and adhere to the core values of Kingwood.

It is essential you have completed all the mandatory training and have passed probation. All applicants must have at least one year’s experience of working with adults with autism and/or learning difficulties and be able to work full time – 40hrs p/w on a rota basis
A relevant training programme will be provided.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A FULL DRIVING LICENCE & USE OF A CAR

CLOSING DATE – 5th JUNE 2017
INTERVIEW DATE – 14TH JUNE 2017
If you feel this is a role you may be interested in then please email Julie Harmsworth on Julie.harmsworth@kingwood.org.uk attaching a completed expression of interest form.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced support worker or person with knowledge of working with adults with autism and/or learning disabilities looking to progress their career and take on a new challenge.

As the lead practitioner you will be responsible for building relationships with autistic people and their families seeking Kingwood support. This might include assisting people to move into the community, settle into their new homes and preparing support plans.

Duties include a range of administrative tasks and the provision of direct support to people for specific periods of time, before handing over and moving on to help someone new.

Kingwood has an excellent reputation as a specialist support provider for people with complex needs but we also care about our staff as much as we care about the people we support.

A QCF/NVQ is desirable but not essential.

FULL DRIVING LICENCE AND USE OF A CAR ESSENTIAL

CLOSING DATE 19TH May 2017

If you come and work for us you will get:

  • Transferrable DBS check (paid by Kingwood)
  • Benefits including 28 days holiday and occupational sick pay

Excellent career development opportunities

  • Full training programme (inc. time paid to attend)
  • Travel time and mileage paid between services

 

Autism at Kingwood is a registered Charity, limited by guarantee, providing support to adults on the autistic spectrum to lead happy and fulfilled lives in the community. We work across the Thames Valley, in the counties of Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. With almost 300 staff we provide support 120 people with autism and provide advice and guidance to more than 100 people with Asperger Syndrome each year.

The impending rotation of Trustees has created a rare opportunity for interested parties to join the Autism at Kingwood Board. With potentially three vacancies in the next 18 months, desirable skills and experience could include senior knowledge of the Law, Housing, Autism and/or Social Care. We will also be seeking a treasurer to guide the Board and provide financial oversight. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a growing Charity, in sound financial health with an excellent reputation.

The Board meets in Reading four times a year. The charity’s governance also benefits from sub-committee meetings. The Treasurer chairs four meetings of the Finance sub-committee and the Legal Trustee chairs four meetings of the sub-committee dealing with the law as it relates to the work of the Trust. We also have Trustees experienced in Human Relations, Autism and Communications.

Trustees work on a voluntary basis. An interest in the provision of social care to vulnerable adults would be helpful although experience of autism is not essential.

To express and interest of apply for this role, please send a CV plus written statement of no more than 500 words to support your application to sandy@saxonbury.com. Please consider the role of the trustee and share the attributes, skills and experiences you would bring to the role. If you wish to find out more contact Sandy Meadows, Vice Chairman, at the above email address.

Kingwood has an excellent reputation as a specialist support provider of services for people with autism and learning disabilities. An exciting and varied Accounts Assistant opportunity has arisen to work at the Head Office in Lower Earley. The position will support the Finance Department to achieve the required tasks and functions within set deadlines

You will be able to work under your own initiative and be happy to assist in all areas of administration including –

Finance 

  • Petty Cash Administration
  • Sales Invoicing and credit control
  • Timesheet & Expenses Processing
  • Payroll input preparation and processing
  • Payments and
  • Assist with other accounting tasks as required
  • Track and monitor agency use, expenditure and trends

General Administrative 

  • Answering phones, direct incoming calls and take messages accurately and promptly
  • Other tasks and duties as necessary to assist Autism at Kingwood to fulfil its obligation

We are looking for a flexible, outgoing & friendly individual who would like to join a progressive organisation that is making a real difference. The successful candidate must have at least two years accounting experience, excellent IT skills including Excel & Word.
We care about staff as much as we care about the people we support.

Benefits include:
• Holiday and sick pay
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Excellent career development opportunities
• Death in Service benefit
CLOSING DATE – 22nd May 2017

Please apply online or call us on 0118 9310143 for an application pack.

To support a young lady who resides in her family home in the Crowmarsh area to engage in purposeful activity and develop her skills and relationships.

The successful candidate will have experience of supporting people with Autism and/or Learning Disabilities and how they can impact on people and their everyday lives, through anxiety and challenges with meaningful engagement.

The hours each week will be dependent upon what plans are being made and in agreed with the individual and her family.

Suitable candidates will have a positive and outgoing attitude, patience and understanding essential.

An interest in music, outdoor activities and animals would be welcome.

Drivers essential

NOW CLOSED

If you come work for Kingwood you will get:

  • Kingwood funded transferable DBS check
  • Amazing benefits including holiday and sick pay
  • Excellent career development programme
  • Flexible hours are available and drivers preferred
  • Travel time and mileage paid where applicable
  • Refer a friend incentive scheme

Person Specification and Job Description.

Please apply online or call us on 0118 9310143 for an application pack.

We care about staff as much as we care about the people we support.

Kingwood has an excellent reputation as a specialist support provider of services for people with autism and learning disabilities or Asperger Syndrome and mental health.

Our aim is to support adults to develop new skills and live independently both at home and in the community.

Experience is not necessary. If you have the right values and an interest in helping others, we would love to hear from you.

 

If you come work for Kingwood you will get:

  • Kingwood funded transferable DBS check
  • Amazing benefits including holiday and sick pay
  • Excellent career development programme
  • Flexible hours are available and drivers preferred
  • Travel time and mileage paid where applicable
  • Refer a friend incentive scheme

Person Specification and Job Description.

Please apply online or call us on 0118 9310143 for an application pack.

We care about staff as much as we care about the people we support.

Kingwood has an excellent reputation as a specialist support provider of services for people with autism and learning disabilities or Asperger Syndrome and mental health.

Our aim is to support adults to develop new skills and live independently both at home and in the community.

Experience is not necessary. If you have the right values and an interest in helping others, we would love to hear from you.

If you come work for Kingwood you will get:

  • Kingwood funded transferable DBS check
  • Amazing benefits including holiday and sick pay
  • Excellent career development programme
  • Flexible hours are available and drivers preferred
  • Travel time and mileage paid where applicable
  • Refer a friend incentive scheme

Person Specification and Job Description.

Please apply online or call us on 0118 9310143 for an application pack.

We care about staff as much as we care about the people we support.

Kingwood has an excellent reputation as a specialist support provider of services for people with autism and learning disabilities or Asperger Syndrome and mental health.

Our aim is to support adults to develop new skills and live independently both at home and in the community.

Experience is not necessary. If you have the right values and an interest in helping others, we would love to hear from you.

If you come work for Kingwood you will get:

  • Kingwood funded transferable DBS check
  • Amazing benefits including holiday and sick pay
  • Excellent career development programme
  • Flexible hours are available and drivers preferred
  • Travel time and mileage paid where applicable
  • Refer a friend incentive scheme

Person Specification and Job Description.

Please apply online or call us on 0118 9310143 for an application pack.

We care about staff as much as we care about the people we support.

Kingwood has an excellent reputation as a specialist support provider of services for people with autism and learning disabilities or Asperger Syndrome and mental health.

Our aim is to support adults to develop new skills and live independently both at home and in the community.

Experience is not necessary. If you have the right values and an interest in helping others, we would love to hear from you.

If you come work for Kingwood you will get:

  • Kingwood funded transferable DBS check
  • Amazing benefits including holiday and sick pay
  • Excellent career development programme
  • Flexible hours are available and drivers preferred
  • Travel time and mileage paid where applicable
  • Refer a friend incentive scheme

Person Specification and Job Description.

Please apply online or call us on 0118 9310143 for an application pack.