Trainee Service Coordinator (Operations Manager)

Trainee Service Coordinator 

Specialist Autism Services are looking for committed and enthusiastic Trainee Service Coordinator to work at our Bradford site.  


Specialist Autism Services provides a unique blend of education and care.  We deliver a strengths-based autism specific personalised learning programme, to develop social, communication and employment skills which empower our members to engage with new opportunities, make informed choices, achieve their goals, maximising independence and inclusion.  


We offer a wide variety of different workshops, such as creative arts, drama, money and business, wellbeing and personal development, community engagement, employability, and independent living.  Although the subjects are very different, the workshops are all similar in that individuals are supported according to their individual learning style, to enable individuals to progress towards their personal goals. 


As a Trainee Service Coordinator your role will be to support the Service Coordinator and Service Manager with the day to day running of the Bradford service.   You will oversee the delivery and development of our provision delivered at our Bradford site, taking responsibility for daily operations.  These duties include but are not limited to staff supervision, the outreach provision, staff rotas, as well as identifying, meeting and monitoring quality standards of service delivery. 


You will work together with our Service Manager Service Coordinator and Individual Learning Plan Coordinator to implement the effective delivery and development of Specialist Autism Services’ Learning Programme in Bradford.  


In return we will offer you a competitive salary, a good pension package, 34 days of annual leave (including bank holidays), sociable working hours, free car parking and the chance to join a team of like-minded individuals who are kind caring and compassionate who are dedicated to improving the lives of individuals on the Autism Spectrum. 


Essential Skills and Experience:  


  • Experience of working or supporting the needs of learners with communication and interaction difficulties.  

  • Have GCSE Maths and English grade 5 or above or equivalent C or above. 

  • Be confident in the use of Microsoft Office programmes, including Sharepoint. 

  • Experience of sourcing, developing and managing a varied range of  resources to support learners’ needs 

  • Knowledge and understanding of Autism Spectrum Conditions 

  • Experience of leading or managing a team 



To Make an Application:  



• CVs will not be accepted  


• Please email your completed application form in word format (as an attachment) to  


• Applications sent in any other format or via any other route/email address will not be accepted  


• We will contact candidates for interview by email  


• Please note it is not possible for us to give feedback to non- shortlisted applicants  


Specialist Autism Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Vulnerable Adults and all successful applicants will be asked to apply (through Specialist Autism Services) for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a right to work in the UK check. Specialist Autism Services is a disability confident and an Equal Opportunities employer. Please note, we do not work with recruitment agencies. 

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Closing date: 13th October 2019 5:00pm
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30-17:00
Salary: £17,500 - £24,000
Salary Frequency: Per annum
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This job is connected with: Specialist Autism Services