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Date Added: Wed 07/07/2021

Mental Health Support Worker

Greater Manchester, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £65.00 - £75.00/day over 30 accredited cpd courses

Mental Health Support Worker

Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for enthusiastic Mental Health support workers, to work in one of our partnership SEMH School in Leigh.

The role is full time Monday - Friday 8.20am - 3.30 pm working as a class TA in Key Stage 2 additionally you may be required to do some 1-2-1 intervention session with literacy and numeracy with several students. The role is to start 1st September 2021 - July 2022 with the potential of going permanent.

The SEMH School caters for pupils from 5 - 16-year-old with and Ofsted rating "Good". The pupils have a range of social, emotional, and mental health issues, complex additional needs including attachment issues and autism spectrum disorders. The school require a Support Worker who has worked with Mental Health within Secondary and Primary aged children.

As a Support Worker the ability to engage and build rapport using your understanding of Mental Health and support background is essential. As a person-centred Support Worker, you will be a dynamic, forward thinking and pro-active team player, with passion and commitment to holistically supporting pupils and in the afternoons doing individual 1-2-1 intervention session Maths and English with several students. Team teach training is desirable not essential as training can be provided.

If you have worked or studied Mental Health and are interested in working in new settings such as this Good SEMH School based in Leigh.

In these Support Worker roles, your primary areas of responsibility will be to:

Encourage the development of positive attitudes to learning and behaving through well-planned support.
Have a creative and innovative approach to understand and supporting to re-engage disaffected learners in education and overcome barriers to learning.
Support on a 1-2-1
Monitor pupil learning, social, emotional and behavioural progress against targets and report to the teachers of any changes.
Be aware of Safeguarding and Behaviour policies of the settings you work in and adhere to the policies at all times.

To join us and be successful in this role, you will need to:

Have experience in health and social care would be an advantage but not essential.
Have knowledge and experience working with social, emotional, and mental health difficulties (SEMH); although not essential.
Team Teach (desirable not essential as training can be provided)

The school is easily accessible with close links to the motorway and a large free car park. The school is close to public transport links.

The benefits of registering with Tradewind:

We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact!
Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Mental Health Support Worker in Leigh or for more information about the role, contact Chrissie on (phone number removed) or

As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer
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