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Support Worker

Teaching Personnel

£12.90 - 16.00 per hour


Temporary | Full Time



Job Advertisement: Autism Support Worker

Location: Secondary School, Blackburn Lancashire

Type: Full-Time or Part-Time

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

About Us:

We are a well-established secondary school in the heart of Blackburn, Lancashire, committed to providing an inclusive and supportive educational environment for all our students. We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Autism Support Worker to join our team and make a positive impact on the lives of our students with autism spectrum conditions.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As an Autism Support Worker, you will:

  • Provide one-on-one and group support to students with autism.
  • Assist in the development of social skills, communication, and independence in students.
  • Foster a supportive and understanding environment to help students manage their emotions and behaviour.
  • Collaborate with teaching staff, parents, and external agencies to ensure the holistic development of each student.
  • Monitor and report on student progress, adapting strategies as needed.
  • Participate in training and professional development to stay updated on best practices in autism support.


  • Previous experience working with children or young people with autism, preferably in a school setting.
  • Understanding of autism spectrum conditions and effective support strategies.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the development of young people.
  • Relevant qualifications in education, psychology, or a related field are desirable but not essential.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a positive impact and have the skills and experience required for this role, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV today!

Join us in creating a supportive and empowering environment for all students. We look forward to welcoming a new member to our dedicated team.

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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