Therapeutic Interventions Officer

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Waltham Forest, North East London

Ref: 4065Friday 23 February 2024

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Therapeutic Intervention Officer

School based – SEMH Provision in Waltham Forest

£100 - £140


Immediate start


Do you have a strong knowledge of a therapeutic approach to education?

Are you experienced in working with high-risk students?

Perhaps you’re looking for that next step?


I am working with a fantastic mainstream secondary school within the borough of Waltham Forest who are seeking a trauma-informed Therapeutic Intervention Officer to join their SEMH provision as soon as possible.

As a Therapeutic Intervention Officer, you will be required to deliver therapeutic interventions which support the SEMH needs within both the provision and mainstream site.


Example responsibilities of Therapeutic Interventions Officer

  • Working with others, identify those pupils who would benefit most from home-school
  • support and, draw up and implement an action plan for each parent/carer/family with the
  • HOY or referring staff member.
  • To improve attendance of identified pupils from the mainstream and SEMH provision
  • and evidence the impact of the interventions used.
  • To provide therapeutics interventions and activities to key pupils in the mainstream school
  • and the provision
  • To help pupils to engage with the school or provision, home / school visits will be
  • necessary on a regular basis.
  • To work in partnership with a Multidisciplinary team to ensure the safety and wellbeing of
  • pupils in your care.
  • To support with reintegration back into mainstream or help to induct them to respite.
  • The role may include some supervision of pupils at break and lunch time. There will be
  • some rota first aid and Internal Exclusion Unit supervision.
  • Other duties include targeted support, supporting teaching and learning, pupils and retaining the school vision and ethos.

Requirements of Therapeutic Interventions Officer

  • Experience working with high-risk students, particularly in secondary settings
  • Strong knowledge of therapeutic approaches, and trauma-informed practice
  • Can confidently deliver interventions to multiple students
  • Resilience and adaptability is key
  • Ability to build strong relationships with students whilst maintaining professional boundaries


Interested in hearing more?

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