£10 - 12 per hour
Temporary | Full Time
A large Secondary school are seeking a Mental Health Support Worker on a temporary basis, commencing September 2020.
The successful applicant will be instrumental in supporting pupils returning to education in the new academic year, following a significant time without accessing formal education. You will provide a high level of emotional support and will be responsible for managing challenging behaviour using a range of de-escalation techniques.
This is a challenging and demanding role which requires a high level of patience and delivery of targeted support, however is also a very rewarding role. You will play a vital part in these children’s lives and making their return to education easier. The working hours will be 8:30am - 4:15pm, Mon - Fri.
We are seeking an individual with previous experience of providing mental health support within an education or health care setting. You may have worked with young people or adults with complex needs, and will have a sound understanding of holistic behaviour de-escalation and therapeutic crisis intervention. Training in Positive Handling such as Team Teach, MAPA, NAPPI (or similar) would be an advantage. We will also consider applications from individuals with experience, training or qualifications in:
Please get in touch with Emily at Teaching Personnel Preston Secondary for more information. All applications will be seen to within 1-2 working days, so please expect a call from the Preston Secondary team regarding your application.
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.