Administration and Support Officer Vacancy (Maternity Cover) – Autism Bedfordshire

    Autism Bedfordshire
    Admin/ Secretarial / PA
    Bedford (with travel)
    20hrs including some evenings and weekends
    £17,550 – £18,956 Full Time based on 37.5 hours/week and Part Time 20 hours (Pro rata) £9,360 – £10,110
    Job description

    Autism Bedfordshire is an independent charity that is dedicated to improving the lives of autistic people and their families by providing impactful services across the county and surrounding areas.

    Our adult support services primarily focus on working with autistic adults who do not have a learning disability through the following opportunities:

    • Skill development courses
    • Employment support
    • Social opportunities
    • Advocating on behalf of our membership

    This fantastic new role will work closely with a small but knowledgeable and devoted team whose mission is to ensure that every autistic adult in Bedfordshire can lead a fulfilling and rewarding life.

    The success of this role is greatly dependent on the individual having a person-centred approach to our members needs and having strong administration and coordination skills. An ideal candidate would be an organised individual with the appetite and desire to learn

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To report to the Adult Services Manager on the activities of adult services projects
    • To coordinate and support on multiple projects across the adult services team
    • To liaise with multiple project partners and attend networking events as required
    • Support members with transitioning into Autism Bedfordshire service

    To create and manage the adult services newsletters

    • To create and maintain accurate records and reports of the work undertaken
    • To promote Autism Bedfordshire’s services
    • To read, understand and implement Autism Bedfordshire’s policies and procedures
    • To assist in resolving issues highlighted by helpline calls
    • Independently managing their workload and competing priorities

    This role has the flexibility to be either part or full time and can be moulded around existing commitments for the right person. If you think this might be the role for you and want to discuss in more detail then contact Sharna Raine on 01234 350704 or email:

    Closing date – 01/03/2021

    How to apply