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Autism Specialist Support Worker

Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently seeking experienced Support Workers for full time positions in a Secondary School/Residential unit based just South of Andover.

The specialist residential care unit works in coordination with the secondary school, providing outstanding levels of care and help for children and young people. These pupils can have varied needs, but will mainly include Autism.

The provision provides outstanding support for their service users, working to progress their independent living whilst also stabilising their lives through emotional support. The provision is looking for new members of staff to support the children and young adults.

This is an excellent opportunity for applicants who have the desire to make this a long-term career, as the provision is looking for full time members of staff to go on a permanent basis and regularly offer internal promotion.


The Role:

Hours - 40 Hours/week (Term time only, 13 weeks of paid holiday)

Monday - Friday
Early shifts - 7.30 - 15:00
Late shifts - 14:30 - 22:00


Saturday and Sunday
Early shifts - 8:00 - 17:00
Late shifts - 13:00 - 22:00

Some staff work one shift every weekend some staff work two shifts every other weekend.

Pay - approx £15,500 per year base salary


The Candidate

Ideal candidates will need own transport as the public transport isn't too accessible during these hours.

Candidates must have a passion for mentoring young adults and children with needs.

Ideal candidates should make me aware of any hobbies/interests you may have that are a bit different as my school love to use them where possible with the young adults and children, to help build relationships and set up extra curricular clubs.

Previous experience is not completely necessary, however is suitable to this role. Ideal relevant experience can include:

  • Residential / Care Support
  • Youth Work
  • Support Work - Child or Adult
  • Teaching Assistant

If this role is suited to you and you think you would be suitable, please contact Teaching Personnel on the details provided.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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