Mental Health Communication Support Worker

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Wandsworth, South West London

Ref: 4124Tuesday 30 January 2024

£24,000 - £25,500 per annum

Mental Health Communication Support Worker

  • Location: CAMHS School, London Borough of Wandsworth, South West London
  • Focus: Supporting children and young people with Hearing Impairment / Deafness and Complex Mental Health Needs
  • Salary: £24,000 - £25,500 per annum; monthly payment
  • Start Date: ASAP


About the School

The school is located in the heart of Wandsworth, South West London, and they are dedicated to providing holistic care and education for young individuals facing unique challenges.

As a Mental Health Communication Support Worker, you'll be at the forefront of guiding and nurturing young minds. Your role will involve providing invaluable educational support to students who are deaf and dealing with a spectrum of complex mental health needs, including anxiety, PTSD, trauma, eating disorders, personality disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, self-harming behaviours, and suicidal attempts.


Ideal Mental Health Communication Support Worker

  • A Psychology Graduate or equivalent with a genuine passion for transforming lives.
  • Minimum BSL Level 2 qualification - empowering effective communication with our hearing-impaired students.
  • Must have good knowledge and experience supporting children with SEMH.
  • A compassionate and empathetic nature to foster trust and build meaningful connections.
  • Flexibility, resilience, and adaptability in a dynamic and diverse environment.


Mental Health Communication Support Worker's Benefits

  • Full-time permanent role, Monday to Friday, aligned with school hours during term time (30 hours per week)
  • Immediate start to begin making a positive impact right away.
  • Ongoing professional development and training opportunities.
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment committed to your growth and well-being.


How to Apply

Parker Smith Inclusion is an ethical, people-focused recruitment consultancy dedicated to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

Please get in touch with Heeji Moon at Parker Smith Inclusion to hear more about our SEND opportunities! You can apply by responding to this advert! Unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful in this role if you are not contacted within 5 working days. However, we will keep your CV, and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this. By applying for this role, you consent to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.


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