Autism Peer Educator

An exciting opportunity for you to help autistic people and their families and carers in the Midlands.

We are currently recruiting Peer Educators who are based in the following areas – Staffordshire, Shropshire and Nottinghamshire and are willing to travel to facilitate face-to-face workshops.

Contact and Ambitious about Autism are delighted to oversee the Regional Hub for London and the Midlands for Autism Central, a new programme co-designed to provide high-quality and accessible autism information, education and coaching for families and carers.

Co-delivered by autistic people, families and carers, Autism Central is a programme commissioned by NHS England’s Workforce, Training and Education Team. Nine not-for-profit organisations deliver the programme nationally.

We’re recruiting Peer Educators

We are recruiting Peer Educators who are family members or carers of autistic people and/or autistic people themselves.

Peer Educators will receive an induction and will coach, signpost and share their learning with other parents and carers of autistic people in a variety of ways, including group and individual sessions.

The focus will be on meeting the needs of autistic people and signposting for access to local and national services. We’ll deliver the sessions in ways that suit local carers online. 

We are keen to find people who fulfil the following criteria:

This is a paid opportunity – we’ll pay successful applicants on a freelance basis for their work. We can help you to set up as a freelancer. 

*At present, we are not looking for Peer Educators from other areas of the Midlands or in London

Click on the link below to apply:

Midlands Hub >

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

Contact and Ambitious about Autism are committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome enquiries and applications for this role from anyone who meets the criteria above and encourage people from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups to apply.

Please contact us if you have any questions: