Mental Health Learning Support Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Greenwich, South East London

Ref: 3429Monday 12 February 2024

£90 to £93 Per Day

Mental Health Learning Support Assistant 

Pay - £90 - £93 per day PAYE

Location – London Borough of Greenwich 

Do you have experience supporting children with Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) needs and challenging behaviour?

Do you have a strong drive to work with pupils and young adults with SEMH?

I am currently working with an inspiring specialist SEMH school who are looking for a SEMH Teaching Assistant to help support the learning and development of the students.

They are highly respected leaders in SEN and trauma-informed practice. Their ethos is about empowering each one of their students. They are constantly creating new imaginative projects that stimulate the children and promote independence. They have fantastic facilities on site. Being a part of this school feels just like a family environment who are continually celebrating each other.

If you have experience in an SEMH or PRU setting, or as a Mental Health Support Worker, I want to hear from you! The children you will support will have a variety of needs which can include significant complex behavioural challenges.

SEMH Teaching Assistant requirements:

  • Experience of working with young people with SEMH, behavioural issues, Trauma, Sensory processing, social communication - this type of experience is essential 
  • Learning Mentor/ Youth Worker experience
  • Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships
  • A passion for working with SEND is essential
  • A caring and resilient person who works well as part of a team.

What you can expect as a Mental Health Learning Support Assistant 

  • Excellent experience and training for aspiring Teachers, Pastoral workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Counsellors, and Social Workers
  • The opportunity to make a huge social impact, as a Mental Health Learning Support Assistant you could change the path of someone’s life!

Interested in hearing more about this Mental Health Learning Support Assistant role? 

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing harriette@psinclusion.co.uk. If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. 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 are consenting to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements

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