Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Outreach Worker Early Years KS1/KS2

Greenwich, London (Greater)
£27.228 - £28.215
08 Sep 2020
22 Sep 2020
Contract Type

Exciting opportunity to join the ASD Outreach Services delivering specialist ASD services to our mainstream schools 

Directorate: Children’s Services            

Location: Based at King’s Park Annexe, Newhaven, School, Eltham SE9 5LX

Contract type: Fixed term until July 2021 but with a possible extension         

Hours per week: 35 (term time only)                       

Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)  Outreach Worker:  Scale 6:  £27,228 - 28,215:  term time only, salary pro rata

An opportunity has arisen for an outstanding ASD practitioner who wants to work in a highly valued team, making a difference to the life chances of children with an ASD and social communication needs predominantly in mainstream primary and nursery school settings. The Team works alongside mainstream staff; developing capacity in settings, and sharing specialist strategies and expertise, through collaborative planning with the child, their family and other professionals.

The ASD Outreach team consists of 21 team members, including Specialist teachers, Speech and Language therapy and Occupational Therapy, working with children with ASD in nursery/school settings.

Royal Borough of Greenwich will offer you professional supervision, ongoing training and development, excellent terms and conditions, career development and a welcoming supportive team environment, within a larger Outreach Team base. The Outreach base has designated training space, a resources room and specialist equipment.

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Closing date: Tuesday 22nd September 2020


Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any roles which involve working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or roles in which the duties will involve access to sensitive information relating to children, young people or vulnerable adults, the Royal Borough will take up references prior to interview. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Candidates can request for us not to send a reference request to their current employer prior to interview by emailing us at As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, a full employment history is also required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment. Unless otherwise stated, a Basic DBS check will be undertaken as part of the pre-employment checks for successful candidates.

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

This role requires an Enhanced DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974)

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

A full employment history is required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment.

This opportunity has recently been advertised as an opportunity for current RBG employees (internal only advertising). Applications received during the internal advertising period have been considered and processed. If you were interviewed for this position via an application to this job advertisement during the internal advertising period, any further application will not be shortlisted.

Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application. If you have a disability and are unable to meet some of the job requirements specifically because of your disability, please address this in your application. If you meet all the other criteria, you will be shortlisted and we will explore jointly with you if there are ways in which the job can be changed to enable you to meet the requirements.