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Mental Health Support Worker - Post 16

Wakefield, Yorkshire
£80.00 to £90.00 Per Day
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

Mental Health Support Worker - Post 16

Engage Education are currently working with a special school in Wakefield who are requiring a Mental Health Support Worker to join them in September.

This role will be working with learners with social, emotional and mental health issues and or a diagnosis of Autism. This is a fantastic school which puts the learners at the forefront of everything they do.

The schools key strengths include their vision and values, which shape their daily practice; their curriculum, which ensures all pupils learn the right things at the right time; their model of social inclusion, which supports pupils to develop strong interpersonal relationships; the staff team, who are utterly committed to the pupils they support.

The Role:

Working with a small class of children to support their time in education

Be able to adapt to the needs of the child in lessons and assist them in their school day

Promote positive behaviour and encourage the children to stay on task

Clarifying and explaining any questions or instructions given to the pupil


Experience working with people with learning difficulties

Experience in a SEN education setting is ideal

Team Teach training is desirable but is something that Engage can provide you with

Enhanced DBS on the update service or willing to take one out

About us:

We are Engage Education, the most trusted education recruitment agency, with professional development and support at our core.

  • Get paid in line with national scales (AWR compliant)
  • Free CPD sessions
  • Your own dedicated consultant
  • £150 'Refer a Friend bonus
  • Wellbeing support, travel discounts, and retail offers from our partners

How to apply

You can apply for this role below or get in touch with us directly. All applicants require the appropriate qualifications, and all teachers require a formally-recognised teaching qualification.

If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role.

All candidates must have a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before starting work. Full assistance provided.

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  • Job Reference: 702629402-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Engage Partners
  • Location: Wakefield, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £80.00 to £90.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent