Specialist One-to-One Study Skills (Autistic Spectrum) Bristol

Why join Team Amano?

      • Competitive hourly pay rate.
      • Inclusive and supportive work environment collaborating with like-minded professionals.
      • Regular CPD e.g. Assistive Technology, disability and best practice.
      • Streamlined digital systems with e-signatures and e-invoicing to minimise admin time.
      • Student app that enables learners to monitor remaining support hours, approve timesheets, view their DSA documents and more.


We are looking for a Specialist One-to-One Study Skills (Autistic Spectrum) in the Egham, Bristol, South Wales and Bath areas.

Employment status: Freelance/Self-employed Consultant

The Role:

As an Amano Study Skills Consultant (AS) you will:

  • Provide effective support to students in a higher education setting
  • Work with individuals who may face barriers to learning due to Autistic Spectrum Conditions and perhaps associated mental health conditions
  • Address the issues which some students might have in acquiring, recalling and retaining information in written and spoken language
  • Address issues associated with memory, organisational, attention and numeracy difficulties
  • Work with your student to identify strategies to help address barriers
  • Provide support that is student specific and could include activities such as study strategies, time management, structuring reports and essays, proof-reading techniques, and research strategies
  • Work to enhance your student’s skills and to develop independent learning
  • Be responsible for organising sessions with your assigned students
  • Offer support on campus, in-home, or remotely as agreed with your student
  • Be required to complete Amano administration promptly and accurately
  • Follow Amano safeguarding, health and safety, lone working, and professional and personal boundaries policies.

The Skills Required:

As an Amano Study Skills Consultant (AS) you will:

  • Have substantial experience of working with students and/or people on the autistic spectrum
  • Be able to assess a student’s needs and with them establish an appropriate Individual Support Plan
  • Understand the needs, objectives, and constraints of others, but also have an awareness of a student’s strengths
  • Have an understanding of the particular demands of study in higher education
  • Be able to clearly assess when a referral or ‘signpost’ to another service is required
  • Ideally have a good working knowledge of assistive technologies (AT) and related AT study skills strategies
  • Have the ability to plan, prioritise and organise your own workload
  • Have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Have good competency in using mobile IT
  • Be proactive in maintaining your CPD.

    Essential Qualifications and Training:

    • Hold a degree AND a teaching qualification AND comprehensive training in adult autism which must include:
    • ALL 5 National Autistic Society (NAS) core autism online training modules (Understanding Autism; Autism and Communication: Autism and Sensory Experience; Autism, Stress and Anxiety; Autism: Supporting families) OR
    • Have completed an NAS tutor-led course ‘Understanding Autism’ or ‘Introduction to Autism and the SPELL Framework’ OR
    • Other training, including at a Higher Education institution, delivered by an appropriately qualified trainer (a qualified trainer from a recognised organisation/charity, or a trainer who can demonstrate a relevant qualification in Autism)


    • Hold a Post-Graduate Certificate in Autism / Post-Graduate Certificate in Asperger’s AND a teaching qualification (minimum Level 4).

    Amano Student Support:

    Amano is a DSA-QAG accredited and certified Disabled Students Allowance Non-Medical Help Provider offering academic student support across the South West. For 10 years our reputation has been built on a professional, reliable and friendly approach to student support.

    To meet the increasing demand for our first class support we are expanding our team of specialist support consultants.

    The Amano approach gives:

    • Student focussed support
    • Academic support towards goals and aspirations
    • Hassle-free arrangements
    • Studentchoice and empowerment
    • Flexibility in delivery
    • Adaptable support for changing needs

      Amano offer you:

      • A rewarding and flexible role
      • Face-to-face support from a professional and friendly team
      • Competitive salary
      • Comprehensive CPD
      • Innovative, easy-to-use Amano App.

      Salary £32.10 per hour.

      Please send your CV to amanorecruitment@amanotech.com 

      Mandatory Qualification Criteria

      All Amano Learning Support Consultants are required to meet certain mandatory qualification criteria and/or have professional body membership

      Please see the DfE Guidance Document.