Mental Health Support Worker
North Tyneside (Full Time)
£(Apply online only) per week (salary is depending on experience and/or qualifications)
January 2023 July 2023 (Long Term Role)
The School and Role
This role is for a Mental Health Support Worker to support vulnerable children and young people aged between 4-16 years who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) issues. All pupils have been assessed and are supported with an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP). This Good SEND SEMH school, based in North Tyneside and is looking to appoint a passionate Mental Health Support Worker to work in either Key Stage 1, 2, 3 or 4 classes on a full-time basis. Working in this Primary and Secondary SEND SEMH school as part of an established team, the desired Mental Health Support Worker will be working on a small class sized basis. This full time Mental Health Support Worker role is long term from January ongoing with the possibility of a permanent vacancy for the right person.
The aim of the school is to work with pupils experiencing barriers to learning related to SEMH and other needs so that they take pride in learning, communicate effectively and develop pro-social and independent skills with the goal of becoming responsible, regulated and respectful, ready for the workplace. Students have experienced rejection and failure before joining us and our first essential work is to reach out, build trust and rapport and then develop positive relationships as a foundation to offer support, reassurance and challenge.
The desired Mental Health Support Worker will have;
- Experience of working with primary or secondary school aged children
- Experience of working with pupils with SEND
- A passion for the progress of SEND primary and secondary school pupils
- An ability to work as part of a team
What we offer
As a Mental Health Support Worker, part of our team, you benefit from:
- Excellent daily rates paid using the PAYE system.
- Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability).
- Social and networking events.
- Pension contributions.
- CPD to help with your professional development.
- Access to a dedicated consultant.
We are a market-leading education supply agency committed to the development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high quality educators.
We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
How to apply
If you are a Mental Health Support Worker who can enthuse, motivate and engage learners and would like the challenge of working in a rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.
Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities call us on (phone number removed).