Autism Support worker

Vision for Education Huddersfield
Leeds, UK
12 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Autism Support worker

September 2019 start
£65 - £70 per day

Vision for Education is looking to appoint an Autism Support Worker to join our successful supply team working in a specialist ASD setting based in Kirklees. This is a supporting role which will commence From September 2019 initially for a term, with the potential to become a permanent post for the right candidate (dependant on feedback from schools and references).

Recruiting for an ASD setting that cater for students from KS1 - KS5 based in Kirklees. We have a specific requirement for an Autism Support worker.

The role

This position is initially working within the KS1 department and may require you to do personal care. We are looking for an ideal candidate who has experience within a similar role either in a specialist Educational or Residential care setting.

The school

This is a specialist ASD setting that cater for students from KS1 up to KS5 and although you will be working 1:1 with a specific student, you may be expected to move across Key stages in certain circumstances. This role can be extremely challenging at times however it's also a very rewarding position. There is a very supportive, Successful Leadership team in place and they are looking for a candidate who is driven and adaptable to join them.


To be considered for the Autism Support worker role you must:

Have experience of working 1:1 in a similar environment.
Be able to adapt to certain situations that can arise.

Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.
Have Team Teach training or be willing to attend the FREE course held by Vision.
Ideally have experience or be open to assisting with Personal Care needs.

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company TES Global.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.

FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package worth £350.
Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.

£50 refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Huddersfield SEND team

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