Therapeutic Support Worker - South West London

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Wandsworth, South West London

Ref: 3951Thursday 1 February 2024

£90 - £105 PAYE Per Day, Temp to Perm

Therapeutic Education Support Worker

Temp to Perm, £90 - £105 PAYE Per Day (depending on experience) Start date: January 2024


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

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 in the lives of children and young people whilst building your experience and furthering your career in SEND/SEMH?


I am actively recruiting engaging and passionate Therapeutic Support Workers for a school that provides education to children who are unable to attend school due to complex mental health disorders and other learning needs, including Autism. I am looking to recruit professional and committed Therapeutic Support Workers for their South West London site, with solid experience working with complex mental health needs and other SEND. You will be able to work with the teachers at their school hub and deliver the lessons they set out with your assistance.

The children you will support will have a variety of needs, which can include significant complex and co-morbid SEMH and Autism/ASC but additionally, all pupils have Speech, Language, and Communication Needs (SLCN) as a common area of need. You will receive full training throughout your employment as a Therapeutic Support Worker, but relevant, prior experience is essential. You will work autonomously or alongside another tutor to deliver the lessons set out by teachers.


Therapeutic Support Worker requirements:

  • Experience working with children or young people with complex SEMH as a primary diagnosis
  • Experience in supporting emotional regulation and with positive behaviour/de-escalation strategies/co-regulation
  • Ability to resolve conflicts through restorative practice
  • Positive role model to support communication with a sensitive, nurturing, and consistent approach
  • Experience 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 working with disengaged students is essential


What you can expect as a Therapeutic Support Worker:

  • Therapeutic Support Worker - Hub (East London) 
  • £90 - £105 PAYE Per Day
  • Temp to Perm
  • 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 is on offer!


Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by responding to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV 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 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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