You could be part of a national charity that supports over 100,000 people with autism a year.

Almost 3,000 of us throughout the UK are united in our mission to help people with autism to lead the lives they choose. 

From the frontline staff in our 100 different adult services and schools, to our family support, our helpline, and in head office, we're working together to support our charity's mission.

I first started my career here 20 years ago as a support worker. The opportunities that we are able to provide people with autism have been transformed during that time. I’m proud of the part that I’ve played in driving that change".  Hannah, UK Head of Operations

Working for The National Autistic Society will give you experience, skills and autism expertise that will be unrivalled in the sector. And you’ll do that with the help of our many thousands of supporters and members in an environment that cares to make a difference.

More reasons to work for us

Training and development

We offer a comprehensive training programme supported by access to award winning online learning. NAS people managers have access to our online NAS Leadership Academy, covering all aspects of management, it can be accessed from mobile devices so that people can access guidance as and when needed.

Staff involvement

Before key decisions on major initiatives or changes to policies are made. we consult with our staff through a staff forum – the Joint Staff Consultative Committee – where all NAS employees are represented by a democratically elected colleague. 

Benefits and discounts

As an NAS employee you will have access to a range of benefits, including:

  • eye care vouchers
  • a season ticket loan
  • child care vouchers
  • access to a 24-hour confidential support line providing counselling and legal advice
  • flexible working (where possible)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme. Cyclescheme is the UK’s leading provider of tax-free bikes for the Government’s Cycle to Work initiative. It’s a brilliant programme where everyone wins – staff make big savings on new bikes, and the NAS gets a healthier, more motivated workforce and enjoy significant National Insurance Contribution (NIC) savings.
  • Mynasbenefits includes a range of discounts from over 150 retailers, accessible from mobile phones or using reloadable discount cards. You can also get discounts on hotel accommodation using our iknowrewards site.
  • iknow-UK is one of the UK's leading accommodation websites. They offer a choice of over 40,000 places to stay in the UK. The National Autistic Society has negotiated great savings for all employees, with up to 25% off the best internet prices. 
  • Simply Health. With the Simply Cash Plan, you can claim money back towards the cost of check-ups and treatments for you and up to four of your children who are under 18 and living at home. Cover starts from just £2.83 a week.

 

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