Skills Mentor/Support Worker (Bradford & Leeds)


Skills Mentor (Support Worker)

Specialist Autism Services are looking for committed and enthusiastic Skills Mentors (Support Workers) to work at our Bradford and Leeds sites. 

Specialist Autism Services provides a unique blend of education and care. We deliver a strengths based autism specific personalised learning programme, to develop social, communication and employment skills which empower our members to engage with new opportunities, make informed choices, achieve their goals, maximising independence and inclusion.

We run a structured programme of daily social skills workshops to provide opportunities for individuals with an ASC to develop social skills in a non-pressured and engaging environment.  Successful applicants will become highly trained staff and support our members through their autism-specific learning programme, you will support members to build confidence, increase independence, form relationships and develop practical skills, whilst also having fun.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Conditions
  • Experience of working or supporting in a care setting
  • Able to work on own initiative and as an equal member of a team                                             
  • Good IT skills across a wide range of programmes/systems

To Make an Application:

  • CVs will not be accepted
  • Please email your completed application form in word format (as an attachment) to
  • Applications sent in any other format or via any other route/email address will not be accepted
  • We will contact candidates for interview by email
  • Please note it is not possible for us to give feedback to non- shortlisted applicants


Specialist Autism Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Vulnerable Adults and all successful applicants will be asked to apply (through Specialist Autism Services) for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a right to work in the UK check.  Specialist Autism Services is a disability confident and an Equal Opportunities employer.  Please note, we do not work with recruitment agencies.

Job Description

Application Form

Person Specification

Closing date: 31st December 2020 12:00am
Hours: 37.5
Salary: £8.24 to £8.45 after successful completion of 6 month probationary period
Salary Frequency: Per hour
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This job is connected with: Specialist Autism Services