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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/11/2019.

Autism Assessment Practitioner

Job Reference: J183-ASC-WREXHAM

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

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.


POSITION:Full Time (5 days) & Part Time (minimum of 4 days)

LOCATION: Home based


Healios is a leading digital healthcare company, bringing the whole family together to maximise long-term outcomes and wellbeing. Here at Healios our mission is to bring exceptional healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere. We pride ourselves on our high quality autism assessments, which we deliver on behalf of our NHS partners.

Our clinicians work as part of a home-based multi disciplinary team, delivering NICE compliant neurodevelopmental assessments. Our clients benefit from being able to engage with an experienced professional team from the comfort of their own home.

We are a highly motivated and energetic team bringing a wide range of talents, experience and knowledge to the service. Our clinicians have the benefit of leadership, supervision and training from experts in the field of neurodevelopment.


Healios clinicians have a central and vital role within the company, delivering a range of psychological assessments and evidence-based psychological therapy programmes to individuals and families affected by mental health related issues. The current positions use manualised assessments, and involve sessions conducted ‘face-to-face’ via the Healios online platform. You will deliver the Healios autism assessment and intervention/support for children and young people referred for a neurodevelopmental assessment and/or intervention.

With high quality clinical supervision and training, clinicians tailor their work with allocated clients by identifying and agreeing specific needs and goals, delivering relevant information, and supporting the development and integration of new skills and strategies to maximise individual and family well-being. Collaboration, flexibility and empowerment are essential elements of the work. Additionally, clinicians work to support the ‘Triangle of Care’ and integrated care pathways.


  • 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
  • Autonomy to shape and design world leading clinical pathways that harness the power of combining technology with evidence-based interventions and a human touch
  • Opportunities to grow and further develop your professional interests
  • A culture that challenges the status quo in pursuit of providing exceptional healthcare and an unrivalled experience for the clients and families we support


  • We expect high standards from our clinicians and are looking for people who:
  • Have a well-developed understanding of autistic differences
  • Have at least one year experience of autism diagnostic assessment
  • Are familiar with NICE guidelines on the diagnosis and management of autism
  • Are conscientious, with a very high standard of report writing
  • Have a curious mind-set that underpins the continuous drive to challenge the status quo for achieving better outcomes
  • Hold a Professional qualification and background in one of the following areas: Clinical Psychologist, Counselling Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech and Language Therapist, Registered Nurse
  • Hold up to date registration with HCPC, BABCP, ACP, NMC or the UK Council for Psychotherapy
  • Possess Excellent computer skills
  • Have completed ADIR or ADOS training, or a commitment to undertake these
  • Flexibility to support our mission of bringing healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere
  • Well-developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, complex, highly technical and/or clinically sensitive information to clients, their families, carer and other professional colleagues both within and outside the NHS
  • A commitment to ethical practice and adherence to the highest standards of safeguarding of adults/children


  • Experience of working with families
  • Worked in a service where agreed targets are in place to demonstrate clinical outcomes
  • Excellent computer skills


  • £41,500 - £48,500
  • 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
  • Laptop
  • Company pension scheme
  • Energetic and motivated culture with regular staff events
  • Opportunities to work on exciting and transformative innovations
  • CPD courses and ongoing training

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