Mental Health Teaching Assistant - British Sign Language (BSL) Level 2

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

Ref: 4311Monday 11 March 2024

£90 - £110 PAYE Per Day

Mental Health Teaching Assistant - British Sign Language (BSL) Level 2

  • Location: CAMHS School, London Borough of Wandsworth, South West London
  • Focus: Supporting deaf or hearing-impaired children and young people with complex mental health needs 
  • Daily Rate: £90 - £110 PAYE Per Day; Weekly 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 Teaching Assistant, 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 Teaching Assistant

  • A Psychology Graduate or equivalent degree
  • Minimum BSL Level 2 qualification
  • Must have good knowledge and experience supporting children with complex mental health needs
  • Aspiring clinical psychologist, mental health nurse, or mental health practitioner
  • A compassionate and empathetic nature to foster trust and build meaningful connections
  • Flexibility, resilience, and adaptability in a dynamic and diverse environment


Mental Health Teaching Assistant's Benefits

  • Full-time 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


If you are interested in this Mental Health Teaching Assistant role, please get in touch with Heeji Moon at Parker Smith Inclusion.


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