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National Autistic Society
Autism Knowledge Hub Manager (maternity leave)
Over 500,000 people in the UK have autism. Together with their families, they make up over two million people whose lives are touched by autism every single day. At The National Autistic Society, our vision is a world where all people living with autism get to lead the life they choose.
About the job
Salary: £27,419 pro rata (including London weighting)
Contract: Fixed Term (Maternity Cover until March 2014)
Hours: 21 hours per week until July 2013, 14 hours per week thereafter
Location: Head Office, London
Closing date: 28 February 2013
Interview date: Week commencing 11 March 2013
Job reference: NAS-AKHM
The Autism Knowledge Hub Manager is an exciting role in the Information, Advice and Advocacy department. The department produces online and “for print” information across a broad range of autism-related issues. This content is very highly regarded and frequently accessed by our target audiences.
The Autism Knowledge Hub team manage plan and oversee the review and production of this information. Our job is to ensure that our content is of the highest quality, giving people with autism, their parents and carers and, the professionals who work with them, the most current and relevant information about autism.
In our drive to constantly improve our content, we are applying for the Department of Health Information Standard. Linked with this, a key part of this role involves quality reviewing our web content and implementing document management processes using technology such as SharePoint and Sitecore.
How to apply
To apply for this job, please download and complete the job application form below. When completing the supporting statement, please refer to the job description and person specification and highlight any information that shows why you are suitable for the role. Send your completed application to recruitment or post it to 393 City Road, London EC1V 1NG.
- Job description: Recruitment pack: Autism Knowledge Hub Manager (PDF)
- Application form (PDF)
- Application form (Word)
- Equal opportunities monitoring formCompletion of this form is optional.
Please make sure to tell us which job you are applying for, including the job reference if provided. This will ensure that you are considered for the right position.
Applications for this job are sought from anyone who is suitably qualified and experienced for the role but particularly welcome from those with a diagnosis of autism or Asperger syndrome.
The NAS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and adults who use our services and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We are an equal opportunities employer.