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Mental Health Support Assistant. Job in Banbury Care Jobs

Banbury, Oxfordshire
£70.00 to £80.00 Per Day
Job Type
Full Time
15 Sep 2022

Aspiring Applied Behaviour Analysis Therapist - Psychology Graduates wanted - Banbury - Mental Health LSA

Applied Behaviour Analysis. Positive reinforcement of desirable behaviour to improve development. This is the main ethos of this Autistic Specialist Provision, to provide a safe and positive environment for these young people with Complex Emotional and Cognitive Needs. The provision are looking for a Psychology graduate to join them as an ABA Mental Health Support Assistant

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At this autistic specialist provision in Banbury, each student has a primary diagnosis of Autism, and due to vulnerability of this, they often have a significant secondary diagnosis of mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, and in the more severe cases where there have been physical and sexual abuse, PTSD.

To meet the complexity of the needs presented at the Specialist Provision, there is a diverse range of support at the school; with a dedicated Occupational Therapy Suite and Occupational Therapist on site, a Speech + Language Therapist on site, Creative Therapies such as Art Therapy + Drama Therapy, and lastly, a dedicated Clinical Psychologist.

As a SEN Learning Support Assistant, you will support an Autistic child 1:1 across these disciplines, gaining valuable experience shadowing these professionals across the mental health industry, as well as assisting in the delivery of these therapies. The Head of this Provision has stressed that for each of these disciplines their aim is to have at least one SEN LSA training on the pathways through their extensive training programmes.

Would you like to be supported in your training in a discipline like Occupational Therapy, Creative Therapies, Speech + Language Therapy, or Clinical Psychology?

The role:

  • Mental Health Learning Support Assistant.
  • Autistic Provision in Banbury.
  • 1:1 and small group support for Autistic students.
  • Education + Training.
  • Immediate Start.
  • Pay Scale: £70-80 per day.

The Candidate:

  • Psychology Graduate (ideally 2:1 or above).
  • Previous experience working or volunteering with children in a school environment.
  • Good education background (GCSE's in Maths and English).

If you want to take advantage of this excellent opportunity, then make a note of your objectives, and either apply through this ad or send your CV through to

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  • Job Reference: 712953384-2
  • Date Posted: 15 September 2022
  • Employer: Academics
  • Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £70.00 to £80.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Mental Health
  • Job Type: Full Time