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Mental Health & Wellbeing Assistant - Kennington. Job in South East Care Jobs

Location
South East
Salary
£70.00 to £80.00 Per Day
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
21 Sep 2022
Are you a caring and nurturing individual? Do you want to help support, motivate, and encourage vulnerable young people in the classroom? Do you want to support the mental health of those who need it most? A friendly and inspiring specialist school in Kennington is looking for a Mental Health & Wellbeing Assistant to support children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs. The students have a range of mental health needs, including anxiety, depression, learning difficulties and behavioural challenges. The school are therefore seeking someone who is understanding, empathetic but also up for a challenge! The SEMH School is situated in Kennington, a scenic region in South Oxfordshire. This is a full-time position starting ASAP. The school has an extremely well-regarded reputation within the local community and have been commended for their inclusive and nurturing learning environment. The staff are extremely supportive and are looking forward to having an understanding and passionate Mental Health Support Assistant join their team. The students range from 11 to 18 and have significant developmental trauma and emotional needs. The successful Mental Health/Wellbeing assistant will therefore need to be open-minded, resilient, and determined to help others. You will need to be flexible and be able to adapt your approach to suit the needs of every child. The perfect candidate will have previous experience with SEN children and/or adults, whether it be from a professional or personal stance. Graduates who have qualified in Psychology, Criminology or Counselling would also be perfect for this. This is a fantastic and unique opportunity for the successful Mental Health/Wellbeing Assistant to work with the psychologists and therapists based on-site at the SEMH school. This will allow you to gain first-hand experience with children who have significant needs and learn how to communicate with and support them. This is also a great opportunity for anyone looking to become an educational or cognitive psychologist, therapist, counsellor, or teacher! Mental Health & Wellbeing Assistant Supporting children with mental health needs in school Start ASAP Kennington, South Oxfordshire £70 - £80 per day Ideal for Psychology/Criminology Graduates Experience with SEN desiredIf you are a compassionate and caring individual looking to make a difference to the lives of children who need it the most, then this is the job for you. If you are interested in this Mental Health/Wellbeing Assistant position, please apply directly to this advert. Alternatively, send your updated CV to Lydia Allen via. (url removed)
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Details

  • Job Reference: 717642987-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Employer: Academics Ltd
    Academics Ltd
  • Location: South East
  • Salary: £70.00 to £80.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Education / Training, Mental Health
  • Job Type: Full Time