Mental Health Nurture Practitioner

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Newham, North East London

Ref: 4571Friday 19 April 2024

Mental Health Nurture Practitioner – East London


Got experience working with children with social, emotional, and mental health problems?

Looking to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children?

Up for a challenging yet rewarding environment?

I am actively recruiting for a Mental Health Nurture Practitioner for a SEMH school in East London. This school champions a nurturing approach to pupils with challenging behaviour and mental health issues, rather than conflict, teaching students that it is better to talk about their problems.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide in-class support with emotional behavioural and relational regulation for pupils.
  • Mentoring students with social, emotional, and mental health needs
  • Working in a team with other practitioners and staff members
  • Supporting the academic progress of all students
  • Delivering interventions to small groups of students or 1:1


The ideal candidate may be/have:

  • A nurturing approach to vulnerable students
  • Experience working with children in a PRU/SEMH/Outreach setting.
  • Resilient and calm personality
  • Ability to maintain positive boundaries with students.
  • A strong role model dedicated to supporting pupils.
  • Empathetic and understanding of mental health problems.


This role requires, resilience, determination and a nurturing, caring approach to children with mental health problems.

If you want to hear more about our SEN opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert or send an email to

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 SEN 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.

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