Autism Support Worker

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LocationMitcham, Merton
Salary£75- £90 per day + £675 Health Care Package
Closing date30/09/2021
HoursFull-time, Monday to Friday
ContractLong Term
Experienced | Good School | Graduate | Long Term | Teaching Assistant (SEN / General)

Autism Support Worker – Mitcham


Q - Are you an aspiring Support Worker, Child Psychologist or Therapist?


Q – Do you have prior experience of working with people with Autism?


An excellent primary school based in the London borough of Mitcham, is eager to recruit an Autism Support Worker for September 2021 start on a long-term basis, with the scope to go onto a permanent contract if proven within the academic year.


The school are seeking a diligent and resilient Autism Support Worker, ideally with previous experience within a SEMH / behavioural environment. The pupils can display challenging behaviour; therefore, it is essential for the pupils to have strong role models in their life to provide guidance, stability, and motivation.


This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has the drive to become a Support Worker or Child Psychologist, seeking core experience before moving further onto a master’s degree. The school is renowned for its level of training and support offered to members of staff, to encourage further development towards the highest possible standards.


Can you see yourself as an Autism Support Worker supporting young learners in this setting? More information below on the role of an Autism Support Worker.


Job Description – Autism Support Worker

  • Supporting this pupils 1:1
  • Managing challenging behaviour
  • Implementing de-escalation techniques
  • Working with the student to engage within lessons
  • Giving lots of positive praise, mentorship, and encouragement
  • Be a strong positive role model
  • Easy transport links with a short walk to sites
  • £75- £90 per day + £675 Health Care Package


Person specification – Autism Support Worker

  • Previous experience within a SEMH or SEN environment
  • Team Teach or similar training is desired
  • Calm, robust & resilient
  • Must be able build excellent rapport with both student and colleagues
  • Calm approach while setting clear boundaries and expectations
  • Personality is key for this role


School Information – Autism Support Worker

  • Strong leadership team and support network
  • Focus on working as part of an effective team
  • Bespoke training from day 1 to ensure success
  • Prospect of career growth within the school
  • Graded Outstanding in recent Ofsted reports
  • Located within the London borough of Mitcham
  • Excellent travel links via tram, bus, and national rail service


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Autism Support Worker – Mitcham