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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/10/2021.

Remote Autism Assessment Practitioner

Job Reference: J183-A-21-84117

Central Advertising - Other
Home Based
£41,500 - £48,500

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POSITION:Permanent, Home Based. Part Time and Full Time opportunities available.

Founded in 2013, Healios is a leading specialist digital healthcare company working to empower patients and families affected by mental health, autism and ADHD conditions to support long-term outcomes and wellbeing. Our mission is to bring exceptional healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere.

Healios is pioneering the world’s first digitalisation of NHS Mental Health Trust outpatient services, covering multiple complex specialist assessment and psychological intervention services. By digitising entire clinical pathways, we enable children, adults and their family members to receive and seamlessly transition between clinical services from the comfort of their home. By blending the best of technology, design, specialised clinical expertise and a personal human connection, Healios is transforming the experience of how care is accessed and received to help patients and families lead a better quality of life.

We are a workplace that knows our people are our most important asset. We are committed to making Healios a place where employees can be themselves, do their best work, and thrive. We’re a culture of innovators and achievers and we’re happiest when we’re creating the future. We are an organisation that empowers our exceptional talent to make a real difference not only in reshaping how mental health and neurodevelopment services are delivered across the UK, but also in the lives of those individuals and families who need our support.

LOCATION:Home based

SALARY:£41,500 - £48,500 FTE


The Autism Assessment Practitioner position requires an individual who is skilled at autism diagnostic assessment and interventions and who is committed to delivering the best outcomes for neurodiverse children, young people, adults and their families. The successful candidate will be a member of a MDT, and will deliver part of the autism assessment alongside support, advice and interventions.


  • A collaborative culture where curiosity, creativity, experimentation and innovation are fostered
  • A highly motivated and energetic team bringing a wide range of talents, experience and knowledge to solve complex challenges
  • Opportunities to shape & design world leading clinical pathways that harness the power of combining technology with evidence-based interventions & a human touch
  • Opportunities to grow & further develop your professional interests
  • A culture that challenges the status quo in pursuit of providing exceptional healthcare & an unrivalled experience for the clients & families we support
  • Flexible, home based role where you can practice from the comfort of your own home or office
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays and closure days) plus a day off for your birthday
  • Option to purchase additional leave of up to 2 weeks
  • Enhanced Maternity package – which includes an additional benefit of a 3 months phased return to work paid at full salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Energetic and motivated culture with regular staff events
  • Opportunities to work on exciting and transformative innovations
  • CPD courses and ongoing training
  • Service and company away days




  • First level nursing qualification/registration RN; or First level qualification in OT, social work, psychology, speech and language therapy
  • Registered with a statutory body (NMC, HCPC, ACP, BABCP, UKCP or BACP)
  • ADOS or ADI-r trained and experienced
  • At least 1 years experience in autism diagnostic assessments
  • Experience of delivering support / interventions to neurodiverse children and / or adults
  • Ability to undertake risk assessments and develop risk plans
  • Experienced in safeguarding assessment and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and as part of a team
  • Commitment to improving the experience of neurodiverse individuals


  • ADOS and ADI-r trained
  • Experience of delivering mental health assessments and interventions
  • Safeguarding level 3 trained
  • Experience of working in a NHS service

Research & Development


  • Experience of contributing to evaluation, audit or research

Management, Supervision and Leadership


  • Experience of training / developing others


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