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Healios • United Kingdom

Specialist Neurodevelopment Practitioner - Autism and ADHD

Remote-first – with co-working space

9-day fortnight

A little flex time

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Job Description

POSITION: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time

HOURS: Flexible - weekday and weekend hours available. We have a range of options available in terms of working hours and contracts - if you feel you meet the criteria please do apply and we can discuss options further.

LOCATION: Fully remote

SALARY: £44,500 - £54,075 FTE

United by our vision. Leading with empathy. Pioneers in curiosity.

Healios exists to bring exceptional healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere. 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.

Innovation is at the heart of what we do as we strive to be the leading provider of neurodevelopmental and associated mental health services. You can find out more about us by clicking here!

Healios is all about helping families feel better and that includes our own families too, which is why we embrace diversity in all its forms and offer unparalleled flexibility for our employees. For more information on what it’s like to be a Healios employee, and our hiring processes, click here.

“Great minds don’t think alike”

From our talented tech teams to our standout clinical expertise, we’re bringing great minds together to build more accessible services.

As a Specialist Neurodevelopment Practitioner, you will play a pivotal role in our Neurodevelopment team providing high quality diagnostic assessments as well as in some areas, offering post-diagnostic support to help children, adults and their families understand their diagnosis.

What you need to have

If you feel you could be a good fit for the role but do not meet all of the criteria, please do make an application and we will be happy to consider your application.

  • A clinical qualification in Occupational Therapy, Mental Health/Learning Disability Nursing, Psychology (Educational, Counselling, Clinical or Forensic) or Speech and Language Therapy
  • Registration with the relevant statutory body (NMC, HCPC, RCSLT, ACP or AEP)
  • ADOS and/or ADIR trained and experienced
  • Two years experience of Autism and ADHD diagnostic assessment and interventions
  • Experience of delivering structured assessments including diagnostic observations, consideration of third party evidence and completing a full diagnosis formulation.
  • An excellent understanding of ADHD and Autism and how this presents in children and young people, and adults; and the differential considerations.
  • Flexibility to support our mission of bringing healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere
  • A commitment to ethical practice and adherence to the highest standards of safeguarding of adults/children

What’s in it for you

  • 25 days holiday (including 3 days for the Christmas closure between Christmas and New Year + Bank Holidays)
  • Birthday Leave
  • "Life Leave" - 2 days of extra leave to take when things you can't plan for happen
  • Enhanced family friendly policies
  • 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!
  • Work from anywhere policy
  • Free access to co-working spaces
  • 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


We’re glad to accommodate candidates who need adjustments throughout the hiring process and we're always learning about different accessibility needs to ensure our hiring process is accessible for all candidates. We encourage you to be open about the adjustments you need so we can adapt our interview process. You can read more about Healios being an Inclusive Employer on our Notion page

Healios is a Disability Confident Committed Employer and we are committed to inclusivity and equality for people with different needs in the workplace.


“Do the right thing” is one of our core Healios values. And building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels supported is absolutely the right thing to do. Whether we’re developing a new service line or enhancing one of our products, we need people with different skills, backgrounds, identities and perspectives to ensure our innovations will work for the children and young people we are here to serve. By embracing diversity, we can deliver better care experiences and outcomes, while tackling the inequalities in healthcare provision that exist today.


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.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – phased transition, where employees will be able to return to their role on 50% of their contracted hours for 3 months and receive full pay
Enhanced paternity leave – Two weeks full pay and a phased transition where employees return to their role on 50% contracted hours and receive full pay
Adoption leave – Matched with Maternity & Paternity
Work from anywhere scheme – Work from anywhere for up to 6 months
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Work from home allowance
Mental health platform access
Teambuilding days
Life insurance
Compassionate leave
Birthday off
Accrued annual leave
Buy or sell annual leave
Shared parental leave
Cycle to work scheme
Annual pay rises
Matched pension contribution
Employee discounts
Personal development days
Dog friendly co-working space
Fertility treatment leave
Open to part time work for some roles
9-day fortnight
Co-working space allowance
Summer hours
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Company shutdown periods
L&D budget
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel that they can mostly manage how they get their own work done

Working at Healios

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)


Office locations


Funding levels

£14 million

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Healthtech & Healthcare

Healthtech & Healthcare

Industry awards 2023
Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2023
3rd – Healthtech & Healthcare

3rd – Healthtech & Healthcare

Industry awards 2022

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