Autism Support Worker

Date Posted:10 Dec 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£60 - £65 per day
  1. Daily supply

Autism Support Worker

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Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a Learning support assistant or a support worker with previous experience of Autism?

At Tradewind in Bristol, we are looking to recruit a support worker with Autism experience for a SEN school in Bristol. Our client is a large SEN school within easy reach of public transport and motorways from Fishponds, Kingswood and Filton.

-Autism experience
-Teaching assistant or support work experience within a SEN school or a care setting
-A genuine in Autism and Aspergers
-Use of MAKATON and PECS
-Ability to foresee, manage and deescalate challenging behaviour within lines of school behaviour policy and report on behaviour changes effectively

The roles are part and fulltime and between school hours. Working hours are 0830-1530 Monday to Friday. This established SEN school require the right candidate to support their learners with identified Autism to aid them in their emotional and academic development through encouragement, positive reinforcement, and by creating a safe learning environment. School has got residential homes and independent living accommodation for the students, which there will be additional shifts offered for support staff.

Role of the support worker involves supporting the learners in a group setting inside and outside classroom. There might be times where support might take place during break times depending on the level of behaviour and communication needs of the learners. It also involves guiding the student emotionally and behaviorally at times of stress and helping them to overcome their barriers to social interaction and mobility. There is great support given in regards to training and guidance from the school.

Location: Bristol

In return, you will have the advantage of working for a reputable school where there are lots of support from the SLT and very experienced learning support and SEN teams.
You will gain great amount of knowledge about support young people on the spectrum and learn very useful and alternative ways to supporting young people with additional needs.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this Autism Support worker role you will need to:
* Have experience of working with young people or young adults in line with Autism at a school, respite or care setting.
Makaton and PECS training is ideal but not necessary for the right experience in other related settings
* This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
* Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
* You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as Outreach worker in Trowbridge Or for more information about the role, contact Lottie Dullea on 01173445070/

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

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