5.6

Scottish Autism

What it’s like working at Scottish Autism

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  • People are paid below market rates

    Does Scottish Autism pay market rates?

    People are not paid market rates

    How we know this

    100% of people are paid below the typical pay for the type of work they do

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Pay can vary a lot between types of job. Employers should be ensuring that the rates their staff are paid are in line with similar roles elsewhere.

  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do people at Scottish Autism get proper breaks?

    People don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    100% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

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  • Not easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it to take sick leave at Scottish Autism?

    Most people find it hard to take sick leave

    How we know this

    60% of people report that it’s hard to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

  • People don’t recommend their team

    Do people at Scottish Autism recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

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  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at Scottish Autism?

    Most people find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    60% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Opportunities to progress

    Are people given support to progress at Scottish Autism?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 60% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

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  • Enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Scottish Autism?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    80% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Breaks are paid

    Do workers at Scottish Autism get paid breaks?

    Yes. People get paid breaks

    How we know this

    80% of people say they get paid breaks

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

  • People are paid minimum wage

    Does Scottish Autism pay minimum wage?

    Yes. People are paid above the minimum wage

    How we know this

    80% of people say they are paid at or above the legal minimum wage

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

  • Managers are respectful

    Do people at Scottish Autism feel treated by respect by their managers?

    People feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    80% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

  • Well informed about head office

    Do workers feel well informed about how Scottish Autism is doing?

    People feel well informed about how the company is doing

    How we know this

    80% of people feel that they are kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

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How Scottish Autism ranks

Scottish Autism ranks joint 25th to work for in charity employers

  1. 25= RSPCA
    5.6
  2. 25= Scottish Autism
    5.6
  3. 25= TuVida
    5.6

Scottish Autism job reviews

  • Best thing

    13 weeks holiday. Term time, prorata. Great team spirit, honest, fair and truthful management.

    Worst thing

    Rate if pay

    8.1

    Employee, March 2021

About

Scottish Autism is an autism charity that exists to help those diagnosed with autism.

scottishautism.org

Jobs by location

  1. 7 job openings

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  3. 3 job openings

  4. 1 job opening

Handy to know

How are people paid?

60%
by the hour
40%
an annual salary

Based on 5 employees

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