Autism Assessment Practitioner

Remote-first - with co-working space

A little flex time

Our Neurodevelopmental Clinical team is the biggest in the UK and our aim is to provide high quality diagnostic assessments by administering ADOS and ADIR as well as in some areas, offering post-diagnostic support to help children, young people and their families understand their diagnosis.

POSITION: Full time & part time (minimum of 3 days), Permanent

HOURS: Flexible - weekday and weekend hours available

LOCATION: Home based

SALARY: £41,500 - £50,200 FTE


Founded in 2013, Healios is a leading specialist digital healthcare company working to empower patients and families affected by mental health, autism and ADHD conditions to support long-term outcomes and wellbeing. Our mission is to bring exceptional healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere.

Healios is pioneering the world’s first digitalisation of NHS Mental Health Trust outpatient services, covering multiple complex specialist assessment and psychological intervention services. By digitising entire clinical pathways, we enable children, adults and their family members to receive and seamlessly transition between clinical services from the comfort of their home.

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Our Neurodevelopmental Clinical team is the biggest in the UK and our aim is to provide high quality diagnostic assessments by administering ADOS and ADIR as well as in some areas, offering post-diagnostic support to help children, young people and their families understand their diagnosis.


We are seeking Autism Assessment Practitioners who are ADOS or ADIR trained, skilled at autism diagnostic assessment and interventions and who are committed to delivering the best outcomes for neurodiverse children, young people, adults and their families. The successful candidate will be a member of a MDT, and will deliver part of the autism assessment alongside support, advice and interventions.

To be successful in this role, below is what we would need from you:

  • To maintain the highest standards of clinical record keeping including electronic data entry and recording, report writing and the responsible exercise of professional self-governance in accordance with relevant professional codes of practice and Healios policies and procedures

  • To actively contribute to multi disciplinary team meetings, working with others to reach a diagnostic conclusion

  • Manage / investigate concerns / incidents / quality issues and provide reports

  • Effectively communicate with neurodiverse children, young people and adults, families, internal and external staff

  • Work within the framework of your regulatory body, and ensure professional registration is maintained

  • Meet service objectives and key performance indicators

  • Contribute to audit, policy and service development and research within the area served by the team/service

  • Clinical qualification and registration in Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Nursing, Speech and Language Therapy or Psychology (Educational, Counselling, Clinical or Forensic)

  • Registered with a statutory body (NMC, HCPC, ACP, BABCP, UKCP, SWE, SCW, SSSC or NISCC or BACP)

  • ADOS or ADI-r trained and experienced

  • Real passion for supporting people to improve their lives

  • A desire to become part of a collaborative environment and share knowledge and learning for the benefit of all

  • A curious mind-set that underpins your continuous drive to challenge the status quo for achieving better outcomes

  • Well-developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, complex, highly technical and/or clinically sensitive information to clients, their families, carer and other professional colleagues both within and outside the NHS

  • A professional home working environment

  • Wifi connection. Minimum of 2 mbps up and download speed


    • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays and closure days)

    • Birthday Leave

    • "Life Leave" - 2 days of extra leave to take when things you can't plan for happen

    • Contributory Pension Scheme

    • Fully personalised flexible benefits package including; Health Cash Plan, Life Assurance, EAP Service, Critical Illness Cover, employee discount and savings portal, Cycle to Work Scheme, Tech Scheme and Wine Club!

    • Enhanced family friendly policies

    • Flexible, home based role

    • Company laptop, monitor and keyboard, plus an allowance to purchase additional equipment

    • CPD/Growth day per year, plus personal development allowance to invest in your growth

    • Bespoke Healios Training, including schedule of monthly CPD for clinicians

    • A collaborative culture where curiosity, creativity, experimentation and innovation are fostered

    • A highly motivated and energetic team bringing a wide range of talents, experience and knowledge to solve complex challenges

    • Autonomy to shape and design world leading clinical pathways that harness the power of combining technology with evidence-based interventions and a human touch

    • Opportunities to grow and further develop your professional interests

    • A culture that challenges the status quo in pursuit of providing exceptional healthcare and an unrivalled experience for the clients and families we support



Healios ensures that supporting people to be safe is at the heart of our work and a key priority across all areas of the organisation, We will do our absolute best to keep the people that we support, safe from harm. This starts with our recruitment processes.

As part of our pre-employment checks, all employees of Healios will be asked to have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Dependent on your role within the business, this will either be an Enhanced or Basic. A Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check will be required. You will also be asked to provide two professional references as a minimum.

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Remote-first - with co-working space

A little flex time