Advertisements for specific paid and voluntary vacancies will be advertised on this page, as and when they become available.
To register your interest for a role volunteering in one of the regular aspects of our services, please email hope@hopeforautism.org.uk and check out the volunteering section of our website.

Senior Group Worker (Sport) – 25 hours

£20,572 (pro rata)

Job Description: You will be required to operate and further develop our sports groups and activities. You will work closely in partnership with other sports and youth organisations whilst providing practical and emotional support to young people and their families and carers across various locations in North Lanarkshire.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced individual with a background in sports to work with our groups of children and young people to help develop their ability for sports and their health and wellbeing.

Responsibilities will include producing group activity plans for each sports session, in addition to setting and regularly reviewing targets for each child and young person in consultation with them and their family. You will manage a team of staff and volunteers to ensure the smooth running of the sports programme. You will liaise with the Autism Lead to ensure autism support is embedded within the sports practices.

A successful track record of working in the sports field is essential. It is desirable that you have experience working with children and young people with ASD or within an ASN environment.

This post involves day and evening working, with some weekend hours (project dependent).

Application Pack:

Senior Group Worker Sports – Job Desc

Senior Group Worker Sport – Person Spec

Senior Group Worker Sport – Application Form

Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 6th September 2019.  PVG Disclosure is required for this post.

Group Assistant (Staff Pool)

HOPE is in need of staff registered to be employed as Bank Group Assistant staff. These will be reliable and resourceful individuals able to compliment pre-existing staffing numbers in cases where extra staff numbers are required.

Job Description: To provide support and coaching to children and young people on the autistic spectrum both within the youth groups and also in the community based activity groups.

Pay: £9.00 per hour

Group Assistant Job Description

Bank Group Assistant Application Form

Please complete the above application form and send to Kathleen Williamson at hope@hopeforautism.org.uk to apply.

Volunteer Group Assistant

HOPE is always on the lookout for volunteers looking to engage with our service users through or social groups. Volunteer Group Assistants will work alongside paid Group Assistant staff and Senior Group Development Workers in our daytime and evening groups to support our children and young people.

Job Description: To provide support and coaching to children and young people on the autistic spectrum both within the youth groups and also in the community based activity groups. These Children and Young People are members of HOPE.

Reporting to: Senior Group Development Officer / Volunteer Development Officer

Application Pack:

HOPE – Volunteer Application Form

HOPE – Volunteer Information Pack

Please send on completed application forms to hope@hopeforautism.org.uk or post to 145 Chapel St, Airdrie, ML6 6LH