Mental Health - Learning Support Assistant

Location: Southwark
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: PE11241159
Salary: £65 - £80 per day
Job Published: about 1 month ago
Passion for Mental Health and engaging with young people?

Protocol Education are currently looking for a Learning Support Assistant to be based Southwark the school located in between Nunhead and Brockley stations and is also well connected with local bus routes. This is an all-boys School aged between 11-16 which specialises in SEMH this role would suite someone either living in the Lewisham area or Southwark with working hours being Monday - Friday 8:30 - 16:00.

Requirements of this role:

• To be the secure person for a designated group of students/form group by supervising and providing support, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities.
• Develop a holistic approach to meeting Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs, enabling learners to make good progress by working with teachers, other support staff, families and external agencies.
• Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans, Risk Assessments, Personal Care and Therapy Care programmes for a designated group/form.
• Establish therapeutic relationships with students and interact with them according to individual needs.

Experience required for this role:

• Experience of working with young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties and/or challenging behaviour.
• An ability to understand the principles of learning process and barriers to learning.
• Working with children for at least 6 months in the last year.

If you are interested in this role then please apply online successful applicants will be connected within 3 working days.

Successful applicants will be subject to reference checks and an up to date DBS.