Mental Health Support Worker

Location: Islington
Job Type: Part Time
Industry: Secondary Cover Supervisors | Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants | Nursery Support | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11346524
Salary: £70 - £80 per day
Job Published: 15 days ago
SEMH Support TA

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who can offer Social Emotional and Mental Health support.
Helping children feel comfortable and confident with their ideas and presence is vital to their wellbeing and development.
You will be working with a team to include and hold interventions for children with their specific individual needs, so having any SEN experience is valuable!

If you are interested and passionate about helping with Inclusion Intervention Support in schools within the Camden area, please apply. This includes those who may have limited experience in providing additional help to children.
If you would like to progress and gain more experience in the SEN department, we can help!


You will be;

• assisting students with their social development as well as their educational development
• assisting teachers
• develop different types of relationships and learning for different types of students
• work together with the families and build relationships in order to enhance the child's support
• set personal targets for pupils
• 1 to 1 or paired into small groups using behavioural approach


• Prior experience with SEN or SEMH difficulties
• Ability to handle behaviour with challenges
• Above average communication, numeracy and literacy skills
• Eligible to work in the UK with a valid Visa
• At least 6 weeks classroom experience in the UK
• Relatable references and valid DBS on the Update Service

We necessitate that you have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, if not we have it included in our registration process whereby a DBS application is available at a cost of £40.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for further 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.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. We also offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers, if your certificates are not within the last 12 months.  All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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