Therapeutic Support Worker

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Hillingdon, North West London

Ref: 3353Tuesday 13 February 2024

£110 - £130

Therapeutic Support Worker

NW London/Hillingdon - Hub (East London) and Outreach (NW London/Hillingdon) - Would suit someone located in NW or Central London

Temp to perm £21,000 - £24,000 (depending on experience) £110-£130 PAYE per day, depending on experience

ASAP start

Do you have a passion for supporting children and young people with additional needs and mental health disorders?

Do you have current experience working with young people who are not able to attend school and have a background with mental health challenges?

Are you keen to make a difference to the lives of children and young people whilst building your experience and furthering your career in SEND/SEMH?

I am actively recruiting an engaging and resilient Therapeutic Support Worker for a service that provides education to children who are unable to attend school due to complex mental health disorders and other learning needs. I am looking to recruit a professional and committed Therapeutic Support Worker, with solid experience working with complex mental health needs and other SEND. You will possess the ability to work with the teachers at their school hub and deliver the lessons set out by them, with your assistance.

The child you will support has significant complex and co-morbid SEMH and you will require experience of harmful sexual behaviour, a youth work background would be desirable and if you have an Interest in cars and motor mechanics, this would be an extremely strong match for this child. You will receive full training throughout your employment as a Therapeutic Support Worker but relevant, prior experience is essential for such a complex role. You will work autonomously to deliver your lessons set out by teachers at the education hub.

Therapeutic Support Worker requirements:

  • Experience of harmful sexual behaviour
  • Youth work background would be desirable 
  • Interest in cars and motor mechanics is desirable
  • Experience of working with children or young people with complex SEMH as a primary diagnosis
  • Experience of supporting emotional regulation and with positive behaviour/de-escalation strategies/co-regulation
  • Ability to resolve conflicts by restorative practice
  • Positive role model to support communication with a sensitive, nurturing, and consistent approach
  • Experience of working with young people with Autism, ADHD, sensory processing difficulties and learning difficulties
  • Or experience with SEMH, Trauma, Sensory processing, social communication
  • Experience with CSE (Child sexual exploitation), CCE (Child Criminal Exploitation), Gang affiliation, County Lines
  • Mentoring/teaching background
  • Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships
  • Experience of working with disengaged students is essential

What you can expect as Therapeutic Support Worker:

  • Therapeutic Support Worker - Hub (East London) and Outreach (NW London Herts) - Would suit someone located in Hertfordshire or NW London
  • £21,000 - £24,000 pa, depending on experience
  • Excellent experience and training for aspiring Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Counsellors, SEND Teachers, and Social Workers
  • Opportunity to make a huge social impact
  • Extensive training on offer!

Interested in hearing more?

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 your CV to us!

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 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.

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