Mental Health Support Worker

Location: Sunderland
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | Secondary Cover Supervisors | SEN | Secondary Support | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11360740
Salary: £325 - £425 per week, Benefits: PAYE, CPD, PENSION & REFERRAL SCHEME
Job Published: 7 months ago
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 Mental Health Support in schools within Sunderland, 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


Personal or Professional experience with SEN
Ability to handle behaviour with challenges

For a confidential chat about this role or to discuss other opportunities to work in schools. Call 0191 2797270 or email

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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