Mental Health support worker

Posted 4 days ago by Tradewind Recruitment


Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for enthusiastic Mental Health support workers, to work in our schools near Lawrence Weston, Bristol. The roles will be regular and part-time on a supply basis in SEN schools and they involve working with children and young adults with mental health needs. These roles will start asap and are likely to be ongoing.

The SEN schools we work with cater for pupils of Primary and Secondary ages and require temporary staff with Mental Health background to work as Learning support assistants to enable learning in and outside the classroom. For these roles the ability to engage and build rapport using your understanding of Mental Health and support background is essential..
If you have worked or studied Mental Health and are interested in working in new settings such as schools, Special needs schools, and Alternative Education provisions, please contact us immediately as we have a huge demand from our schools for these skills.

In these Learning support roles, your primary areas of responsibility will be to:
Support and enable learning with the instructions given by the teacher
Encourage the development of positive attitudes to learning and behaving through well-planned support.
Have a creative and innovative approach to understand and supporting to re-engage disaffected learners in education and overcome barriers to learning.
Support the teachers for class and activity preparation
Monitor students learning, social, emotional and behavioural progress against targets and report to the teachers of any changes.
Be aware of Safeguarding and Behaviour policies of the settings you work in and adhere to the policies at all times.

Most of our schools are going to be local to you and we will offer you training through our experienced recruitment consultants and Ofsted rated CPD sessions.

Tradewind is renowned for offering top rates of pay, more CPD than any other agency, great referral bonus and termly networking & social events.

As a teaching assistant you will be expected:

To provide engaging and empathetic educational support to pupils
To assist the teacher in delivering lessons
To have understanding/knowledge of special needs or a keen interest in helping vulnerable pupils
To aid learning and emotional well-being

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a Teaching assistant in Bristol. Or for more information about the role, contact us on (phone number removed)/ (url removed)

Start Date:
September 2022
Contract Length:
Job Reference:
MEB 258741_1659697208
Job ID:
Less than 10

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