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Programme Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,500 – £38,602
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 31st March 2019

  • Advertised from 15th March 2019
  • 35 hours per week
  • 003650


Who we are:

We are the UK's leading autism charity. Since we began over 50 years ago, we have been pioneering new ways to support people and understand autism. We continue to learn every day from the children and adults we support in our schools and care services.

Based on our experience, and with support from our members, donors and volunteers, we provide life-changing information and advice to millions of autistic people, their families and friends. And we support professionals, politicians and the public to understand autism better so that more autistic people of all ages can be understood, supported and appreciated for who they are.

Until everyone understands.

Who we are looking for:

An exciting and rare opportunity has come up to join the senior team of the National Autistic Society Scotland as a Programme Manager. This role is vital in supporting and developing our non statutory post diagnostic support services. These are services we offer to improve the quality of life of autistic people and include our One Stop Shops, Information and Advice Services, our befriending programme and the support of our branch network. This is a great opportunity to take on significant responsibility within the charity sector.

Desired qualities/experience

  • line management experience
  • the proven ability to be strategic
  • experience of developing services and programmes
  • experience of working with a range of stakeholders
  • some experience of fundraising and business development
  • a can do attitude
  • you don’t need to have a background in autism but a willingness to learn
  • be personable, enthusiastic and positive

For more information about this job please contact

Application notes

For further information and to apply please visit our website

Closing date: 31/03/2019

Interviews: Wednesday 10th April 2019.

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. Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks.

We are an equal opportunities employer.