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Become a Graduate Autism Practitioner

Priors Court Graduate Programme is an 18-month programme designed to be a structured yet flexible pathway to a rewarding career, in care.

Location: Berkshire

What you will be doing

With two decades of autism expertise we will offer you an excellent standard of training and development to support your career development and enhance your skills, knowledge and experience in autism.

During the 18-month programme you will complete up to four placements across the organisation. This will give you the insight into the specialised approach we use to support our young people with autism. It will equip you with the knowledge and experience required, to better understand and contribute to the excellent work we do to support our amazing young people. Every day will be different, and no matter which department you work within, you will be having a positive impact and changing lives.

On completion of the programme we believe you will be ready to secure a permanent post in the Priors Court family.

  • You will conduct a work-based / research project. We would like this to be based around your skills, interests and degree discipline and for it to enhance the provision we already offer our young people
  • You will actively engage in the learning and development opportunities available to you.
  • You will move around the organisation as required by the coordination of your placements.
  • You will demonstrate commitment to the organisations core values
  • You will positively and proactively promote a person–centred caring environment through high standards of professional practice ensuring each young person’s personal care, social and emotional needs are met.

What you will have

All positions at Prior’s Court are subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and references in conjunction with statutory requirements outlined by Ofsted / Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Priors Court Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

  • You have a degree, in any discipline.
  • You are career-minded, driven and want to make a positive impact on other people’s lives
  • You are willing to undertake a work-based/ research project based around your skills and interests that will benefit our organisations and our young people.
  • You have the ability to work shifts including weekends and bank holidays over a seven day period
  • You have a willingness to work flexibly and adapt well to change.
    You are resilient and cope well under pressure.
    You are physically fit and able to support our young people in physical activities.
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We are Prior's Court

Priors Court is an amazing charity that transforms the lives of young people and families who are affected by autism. Everything that we achieve is down to the commitment, dedication and specialised practice demonstrated by our incredible team.

What we do

We are offering ambitious Graduates an opportunity to work in a challenging and rewarding environment where you will make a difference to our young people with autism every day. 

Designed to give you insight into the specialist approach we use, and the positive impact we have on our young people and their families, you will start by working as an Autism Practitioner, before moving around the organisation on a number of placements over an 18-month period. By the end of this time you will have experienced the key parts of the organisation and will have the skills and experience to apply for one of our Senior Autism Practitioner or Home Managers roles.

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