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Behaviour Support Assistant/Mental Health Assistant

Bletchley, Buckinghamshire
£75.00 to £76.00 Per Day
Job Type
Full Time
7 Nov 2021

Behaviour Support Assistant/Mental Health Assistant - Milton Keynes

Graduates wanted! £75 per day, Monday to Friday - Immediate start when compliant until the end of July 2022

Education and Training provided - Psychology & Criminology Graduates, also English and Humanities graduates. That being said, this role is also ideal for aspiring Art and Drama Therapists.

This LSA role will in a specialist Autistic school for children 7-19, all who have carrying degrees of autism, Asperger's and adjacent mental health challenges. The students range from those who are cognitively very capable, academically, to children with a very low level of learning and who will require personal care. It's a good example of how diverse and the complicated role Autism plays in society

Can you make the student's life just that little bit better today, keep them safe and demonstrate the value of an education to the students?

In addition, can you keep the children safe? You will get a great deal of SEN and safeguarding training, MAPA Training included.

As an aspiring OT or Speech and Language Therapist, over the course of 10 years of qualification and solidifying of interest, you need to qualify and disqualify areas of genuine interest and where your skills need to be enhanced. .

Behaviour Support Assistant/Mental Health Assistant - Milton Keynes

**7-17, Primary, and Secondary aged students all with EHCPs with Autism and Aspergers, OCD, verbal and non-verbal children

**Physical work combined with being pragmatic, making as much academic progress as each child's context allows

**Some anti-social behaviour that will take getting use to, this is all part of the role when aiding society's most vulnerable children. All training and support provided by the school with their excellent training system

**Number of Therapies introduced and holistic processes, a little progress is a cause for success here

** Pathological Demand Avoidance and Pervasive developmental disorder

**A Real focus on Early Years and Non-Verbal students, holistic techniques to gain engagement

**Secondary aged students with levels of learning well below their stated age - all education and training provided.

**Positive engagement, giving the children a sense of acceptance, talking therapy will not always work here so different approaches required

**Giving the students objectives and as much independence as is possible, especially if the students are in assisted

It is vital you are sincere about your objectives and know why you want to work in the mental health sector and provide the best possible foundations for vulnerable students who have suffered several traumas and have been tragically let down by the adult world. These roles are not easy and it takes months, years to build foundations with vulnerable students and young learners.

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  • Job Reference: 417005841-2
  • Date Posted: 7 November 2021
  • Employer: Academics
  • Location: Bletchley, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £75.00 to £76.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Education / Training, Mental Health
  • Job Type: Full Time