Diversity, Equity and Neuroinclusion Adviser (Dublin)

  • Dublin
  • This position has been filled.

auticon Ireland - Operations Team

  • Permanent, full-time, based in Dublin
  • Salary range between €40,000-€50,000 per annum, dependent on experience
  • Flexible work conditions
  • 25 paid holiday days per annum plus public holidays
  • A hybrid model of home and office working
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Private medical insurance including access to the Thrive wellbeing app

About auticon

auticon is an award-winning global consulting organisation committed to building a more inclusive world. We do so by addressing the inequalities in employment for neurodivergent people. Since 2008, we have enabled autistic people to thrive in successful careers as technology consultants. We have had a measurable impact on the lives of our people, the organisations we work with, and society. Our work has inspired change in attitudes towards neurodiversity, shifted perceptions about autism and the unique advantages that alternative thinkers can bring to the world.

auticon operates in 14 countries and we are proud to be the largest autistic-majority organisation in the world.

The role and responsibilities

This role is an exciting chance to make a clear social impact by working with like-minded teams who are part of a global network of neurodiversity experts. We are looking for an experienced diversity, equity and inclusion professional, with a particular interest in neuroinclusion. We are looking for someone who can bring their academic, lived or work experience to provide coaching to neurodivergent individuals and share that experience with client organisations as a DEI advisor.

Please be aware that this role will require frequent travel to our London/Edinburgh office in the first few months of the role.

This role has two core functions:

1. Coaching

  • You will work on a 1:1 basis with auticon consultants to provide collaborative, self-directive and person-centred coaching to identify and achieve work-related or personal goals.
  • You will hold a caseload of auticon consultants to provide in-person and/or online coaching support on an ongoing basis, with intensive support during onboarding to client projects and project changes.
  • You will provide autism training and ad-hoc support to clients and use your experience to answer ad-hoc questions relating to neurodiversity or neurodivergent conditions.
  • You will apply a strengths-based approach to coaching and encourage self-advocacy.

2. Advisory role

  • You will develop strong relationships with client organisations,
    establishing yourself as a subject matter expert who can share informed, credible, and confident points of view on topics relating to DEI and neurodiversity in particular.
  • You will deliver client-facing neuroinclusion training including seminars, workshops or interactive awareness sessions as part of project delivery.
  • You will contribute to documentation reviews of HR, recruitment, and interviewing processes and provide recommendations from a neuroinclusion perspective.
  • You will use experience in quantitative and/or qualitative research methods to lead neuroinclusion assessments for client organisations and work with the wider neuroinclusion services team to recommend and implement neuroinclusive solution


  • You must have a right to work in Ireland
  • You must live within a commutable distance of Dublin to meet directly with consultants or clients
  • You will be required to attend auticon events in Dublin

Skills and qualifications



  • You have direct experience supporting neurodivergent adults in a working context (e.g coaching, employee assistance, mentoring)
  • You possess an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline
  • You possess an understanding of how to support mental health conditions
  • You possess emotional resilience in emotive situations which enables you to support others experiencing stress, burnout or mental health decline.

Advisory role

  • Your written and verbal communication is clear and concise which enables you to tailor your communication to different audiences and levels of understanding
  • You have experience of project management including managing client expectations around deliverables and providing clear and realistic timeline
  • You are highly organised and can manage your day-to-day activities with autonomy
  • You can work effectively with short time frames and competing demands and priorities
  • You are highly proficient in the use of computer programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams and Zoom
  • You have experience and skills in training delivery to a variety of audiences
  • You can develop a perspective and influence a team on neurodiversity topics

Desirable (but not essential):

  • You have completed an ICF or EMCC coaching accreditation
  • Experience in applying therapeutic approaches such as CBT, ACT or Motivational Interviewing
  • A lived or personal experience of a neurodivergent condition
  • Additional academic or research experience from a PhD or Master’s degree

Please note, that you do not need to meet all the desirable criteria listed above. We encourage applicants to apply if they meet some but not all of the criteria. 

Next Steps

Please apply with your CV and a covering letter that demonstrates how you meet the skills and qualifications criteria listed above and why you’d like to work at auticon.

Applications will be screened on an ongoing basis until we have a strong pool of applicants. We will provide a 48 hour notice on this advert when it is due to close.

Please note that applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

Interview Process

The interview process will consist of the following steps:

Stage 1:

  • Coach suitability interview
  • A job coaching scenario and email response task

Stage 2:

  • Advisory suitability interview and training delivery presentation

Stage 3:

  • Final in-person interview

Further information will be provided if you are shortlisted for an interview.

Diversity, equity and inclusion

We are committed to equality of opportunity in all areas of our work. You will be treated in a fair and equal manner regardless of your gender, marital status, race, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation.

We welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds, including people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds, people with disabilities, people from diverse educational and socio-economic backgrounds and people who identify as LGBTQIA+.

As a disability confident leader, we are committed to providing applicants with any reasonable adjustments or accommodations needed. Therefore, please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments as part of the recruitment process.

If you have any questions please email ku.oc1714056166.noci1714056166tua@s1714056166reera1714056166c1714056166

If you’re interested in joining the auticon team then please submit your application below:

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