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Neurodiversity Practitioner

Outcomes First Group
  • Home based / Remote
  • Permanent
Salary: Up to £17,000 per annum (Actual salary)
Hours: 15 hrs per week, 52 weeks per annum
Closing date: Tuesday, 8th February 2022
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Full Job Description

Job Title:         Neurodiversity Practitioner

Location:         Homebased

Salary:              Up to £17,000 per annum actual salary (FTE Up to £42,500)

Hours:              15hrs per week

Contract:          Permanent, Part Time 


About the role:

We are on the hunt for a Neurodiversity Practitioner to join our Clinical Team, covering multiple educational sites throughout the UK. Working collaboratively to provide virtual neurodiversity assessments, including autism and ADHD, to children and young people throughout our OFG services.

The successful applicant will work as part of a multi- disciplinary team undertaking all aspects of clinical assessment duties. Working within the ethical framework, you will carry out assessments of children and young people with diverse presentations identifying needs, developing profiles and providing bespoke recommendations in the form of diagnostic reports.

Our well-established Clinical Team, maintain a nurturing and loving environment where our children can flourish. Always putting our children and young people at the forefront of everything they do. All our settings maintain a strong safeguarding culture, and our children and young people are heard, respected and involved in decisions that affect them wherever possible.

When it comes to looking after our children, we strive for excellence, which is why we are the leading children services provider in the UK.  With this in mind, we are looking for a Neurodiversity Practitioner who shares our vision; to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world.


About the Group:

Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering innovative approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

In 2016, National Fostering Agency Group combined forces with Acorn Education and Care to create the UK’s leading and largest Children’s care provider. 2019 saw this position further strengthened by the alliance of the NFA Group and Outcomes First Group creating the unified Group you see today.

For more information on the group please visit:

Based: Flexible – Regional / Homebased – (There may be occasions when face to face assessments are required from time to time; which could be London-based or across the country)


Essential Criteria:

  • Recognised qualification in Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychology or Nursing with qualification/s in Autism Assessment
  • HCPC or equivalent registration
  • Experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience in Autism Assessments

What’s in it for you?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment where our people are heard, respected and hugely valued. We want our employees to come to work with energy, determination and most importantly we want them to be happy in their work. We are well aware that it is our highly skilled teams that make Outcomes First Group the success it is, and we want this to continue. This is why we provide a range of benefits designed to support you, not just in your work life but also on a personal level too. We want you to be the best you can be, and offer genuine opportunities for career development and progression.

  • An unrivalled core induction and local induction
  • Holidays 30 days per annum plus bank holidays
  • An extra days holiday for a special day of your choice (birthday, child’s first day at school etc.)
  • Professional support network
  • Contributory Pension
  • Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers
  • Career pathways and a dedicated learning and development team
  • The Hub – employee discounts, recognition cards, well-being centre
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Salary Finance

For further information on this role please refer the Job Description and Person Specification attached. To discuss this role in more detail, please contact:

Acorn Education and Care is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.




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