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Mental Health Assistant/Teaching Assistant. Job in Southend-on-sea Care Jobs

Southend-on-sea, Essex
£70.00 to £90.00 Per Day
Job Type
Full Time
21 Jan 2023

Mental Health Assistant/Teaching Assistant - Southend-On-Sea, Essex

Great for Psychology/Counselling/Criminology Graduates! January Start

Social, Emotional and Mental Health/Complex Needs


Are you interested in supporting children with Mental Health issues?

Would you like to build your experience working with Complex Needs and work alongside trained therapists, counsellors and psychologists?

A SEMH specialist school for children with Social and Emotional Mental Health Needs based in Southend-On-Sea are looking for a bright and enthusiastic Graduate to work as a SEN Teaching Assistant to support children with behaviour and mental health issues. Graduates who have qualified in Psychology, Counselling or Criminology would be great for this but candidates with relevant experience will also be considered! The School is in the centre of Southend so has great transport links. The students are aged 7 to 16 and all have significant developmental trauma, emotional needs and behavioural challenges so your role will be supporting each individual's wellbeing and personal development.

This is a FANTASTIC opportunity for the successful mental health assistant to work alongside the therapists and psychologists based on-site at school. You will be mentored and have the opportunity to shadow sessions and learn from them. Plus you will gain invaluable experience working with Special Needs and Mental Health issues. This is a great opportunity for an aspiring educational or occupational psychologist, therapeutic support worker or SEN teacher.

The SEMH School is looking for a Mental Health Assistant/Teaching Assistant who can bring enthusiasm, passion and experience to the classroom. They are looking for a SEN TA who will be proactive and adaptable and be able to use their own initiative. Resilience and confidence to work with challenging behaviour is desirable!

SEN Teaching Assistant
Mental Health Assistant
Social and Emotional Mental Health Support
January Start
70- 80 per day
Full-time Mon-Fri 8.30am to 4pm
Ideal for Psychology/Counselling Graduates

The students in this school require a teaching assistant who understands their complex needs and is open-minded and up for a challenge. The children have varying needs although SEMH is the main provision. Suitable experience can include working with SEN children and/or adults in any setting, even on a personal level such as with family.

To find out more about this role and attend a trial day to see if this is the right role for you then please contact Thomas on (phone number removed), send your CV to (url removed) or CLICK 'APPLY' now!

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  • Job Reference: 885291256-2
  • Date Posted: 21 January 2023
  • Employer: Academics Ltd
    Academics Ltd
  • Location: Southend-on-sea, Essex
  • Salary: £70.00 to £90.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Education / Training, Mental Health
  • Job Type: Full Time