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Mental Health Support Assistant - Maidenhead

Maidenhead, Berkshire
£70.00 to £80.00 Per Hour
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Are you an aspiring psychologist, counsellor or therapist looking for experience in mental health? Do you want to gain first-hand experience supporting the mental health of children? A friendly, inclusive specialist school is looking for a Teaching Assistant to support children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs. The pupils have a range of difficulties such as anxiety, learning difficulties and behavioural challenges. The perfect candidate will therefore need to be understanding, proactive and ready for a challenge! The Specialist School is located in a scenic area near Maidenhead and is a full-time position starting ASAP. It is an award winning school with experienced and supportive staff. The pupils range from 7 to 18 and have significant developmental trauma and emotional needs so the successful Mental Health Assistant will be supporting each individual's well-being and personal development. The children in this school require a Teaching Assistant who understands their complex needs and is open-minded, resilient and up for a challenge! The perfect candidate will therefore have experience with SEN children and/or adults in any setting. Graduates who have qualified in Psychology, Counselling or Criminology would also be perfect for this. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful Mental Health Assistant to work alongside both psychologists, therapists and SENCO based on-site at school. In this role you will gain first-hand experience with children who have significant needs and learn how to communicate and support them, through the help of trained professionals. This is therefore the perfect opportunity for anyone who wishes to nurture and support the needs of vulnerable young people. This is a great opportunity for an aspiring educational or cognitive psychologist, therapist, counsellor, teacher or even criminal justice officer! The SEMH School is looking for a Mental Health Assistant/Teaching Assistant who can bring enthusiasm, passion and experience to the classroom. They are looking for a SEN TA who will be proactive and flexible and be able to use their own initiative. Resilience and confidence to work with challenging behaviour is beneficial! Teaching Assistant for children with mental health needs Social and Emotional Mental Health Support ASAP Start Maidenhead £70-£80 per day Ideal for Psychology/Counselling Graduates Experience is not essential but desiredIf you are a caring and compassionate individual looking to make a difference to the lives of those who need it most, then this is the perfect opportunity for you. If you are interested in this Mental Health Assistant position, please contact Lydia Allen via (url removed) or apply direct to this advert
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  • Job Reference: 706062792-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Academics Ltd
    Academics Ltd
  • Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
  • Salary: £70.00 to £80.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent