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Mental Health Support Worker. Job in South East Care Jobs

Location
South East
Salary
£70.00 to £90.00 Per Day
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
21 Jul 2022

Behaviour Mentor - Mental Health Support Worker - Learning Mentor - SEMH - Staines

Would you like to work with young people who need support with their social, emotional mental health? If so, this is the ideal opportunity for you.

The School:

The school is based in Spelthorne and provides support for children aged 9-16 years who have a range of learning and behavioural needs due to social, emotional and mental health challenges. All students that attend the school have a designated Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) which details their specific needs in terms of the care and support they will have access to. The school provides a safe learning environment for children who suffer with high levels of anxiety which can result in a lack of focus and challenging behaviour.

The school also provides therapies such as occupational therapy, physiotherapy, music, speech and language therapies where these are part of the young person's EHCP. The curriculum team works closely with therapists to ensure the correct physical and emotional support is available at all times.

The school is undergoing a transformation and are looking forward to their brand new, state of the art building and facilities. With that in mind, it's a really exciting time to join.

What is involved:

  • Providing assistance and supervision for children's behaviour during the school day and supporting their learning and participation in class
  • Working 1-1 with students to help them learn ways of managing and controlling their own behaviours
  • Recognising behaviour triggers and helping to de-escalate challenging situations
  • Working with a class, a small group or individual learners, both inside and outside of the classroom
  • Encouraging the development of social skills and supporting students' individual needs
  • Helping to build confidence and motivation
  • Participating in team meetings and training programmes as an active member of a team
  • Supporting regulations pertaining to safeguarding

What is required:

  • An Undergraduate Degree, ideally in a relevant subject such as Psychology or Criminology
  • Knowledge and/or a keen interest and understanding of the range of different types of learning and behavioural needs
  • Good general education levels in English and Maths - A Levels are preferable
  • A co-operative working style and a proactive approach to solving problems
  • Good interpersonal and communication skill and a caring attitude
  • Flexibility in terms of working patterns

Summary:

  • Mental Health Support Worker - Behaviour Mentor
  • £70 to £90 daily rate (5-day week - 8.30am to 4.00pm)
  • Special needs schools and mainstream settings with specialist provision (SEMH)
  • Full time and part time roles, flexible working hours and short and long term contracts
  • September 2022 start, or sooner for those that are available.
  • Apply via this advert or call Ben Mason on for more details.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 663717144-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Employer: Academics
    Academics
  • Location: South East
  • Salary: £70.00 to £90.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Mental Health
  • Job Type: Full Time