Location: Bowthorpe, Norwich

Salary: £10.40 - £10.80 per hour


Weekend: £13.00 - £13.50 per hour

Bank Holidays: £15.60 - £16.20 per hour

Christmas / NY: £20.80 - £21.60per hour

Sleep in Allowance: £70.47 per night

Hours: Full time - 37 hours per week

Job ref: N275

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a well-established regional charity.  Autism Anglia provides ongoing training and supervision, continuing professional development and support as well as an extensive induction on commencement of employment.

It is a condition of employment for this position that you are fully vaccinated for Coronavirus (COVID-19), unless you are medically exempt.  You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status or exemption prior to an offer of employment being confirmed.

The role of Team Leader will include the day-to-day responsibility for running and ensuring delivery of a high quality, safe and person-centered service.  You will provide daily support and promote the development of individuals we support using a holistic approach.

You will be an integral part of the management team, playing a key role in ensuring the effective recruitment, induction, supervision and training of staff. 

Your main duties will include:

  • Leading the staff team and allocating duties to ensure that all service users have their needs fully met.
  • Day to day responsibility for the running of the service, supporting staff members and promoting open and effective communication.
  • Prepare written reports (as required) and attend multi-disciplinary team meetings i.e. Annual Review Meetings, Person-centered Planning Meetings and Best Interest meetings.
  • Manage a supportive partnership with the service user’s families, advocates, significant others and external bodies to support a positive image of Autism Anglia and the work we carry out.
  • Work with other staff to key work our service users, promoting independence and advocating on their behalf if required.


  • Experience of working within adult health and social care services
  • Experience of working with individuals with an autistic spectrum condition
  • Experience of the supervision and development of staff
  • Ability to make decisions, encourage, motivate and advocate for others

We have a clear pay progression structure and offer the following benefits:

  • Extensive Induction and Learning & Development programmes, with nationally recognised qualifications
  • Job-related qualifications obtained during employment paid for by Autism Anglia (subject to conditions)
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time)
  • Additional holiday based on length of service
  • Flexible working hours (where possible) for study and time off given for job-related exams
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Access to Spectrum Life Employee Assistance Programme, Wellbeing Tools, including counselling services & the Benefits Hub, which will give you access to lots of shopping and entertainment discounts, instant discounted gift cards and cashback
  • Occupational Sick Pay (after 12 months)
  • Support & encouragement to progress and reach full potential within your chosen career
  • Pension scheme

Autism Anglia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Autism Anglia is positive about inclusion and welcomes applications from individuals who are able to meet the requirements of the job position and may wish to request flexible working or reasonable adjustments to support them.

In the first instance please send your application form and CV to [email protected] 

Closing date: 31st October 2021

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