Mental Health support worker

Location: Sunderland
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: MentalHealthSupnE
Salary: £419.50 - 525.00 per day + 12.07% statutory holiday pay + £50 refer a friend
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Mental Health Support Worker: Secondary School - Sunderland 

Fulltime: Monday-Friday (6.5 hour days)

Are you passionate about supporting young people with their mental wellbeing? Why not come join the team of educators working within schools across the country through Protocol.

If you have a passion for supporting mental health this is the role for you! There is students within secondary schools across the newcatsle area who require support with their mental health.

This is an entry level role; it may be beneficial if you have personal or professional experience supporting someone with their mental wellbeing however all we ask is you have a passion for supporting student wellbeing.

The role:

  • Supporting KS 3-4 students with their personal and academic development
  • Providing one-to-one support for students with SEND or SEMH
  • Implementing individualised progress plans.
  • Forming positive relationships with the students you support
  • Supporting the teacher in the classroom

The Requirements:

  • Has or is willing to obtain an enhanced DBS.
  • Has positive communication skills
  • Is passionate about supporting students during their time in school

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, please apply now.


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website 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’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. 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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