Aspiring Therapist

Posted 16 June by Academics
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Aspiring Therapist

Location: Oxford

Pay: £80 - £95 per day

Start: ASAP

Terrific specialist school in Oxford looking to add valuable Mental Health Assistants to their team starting ASAP!

About the school hiring an Mental Health Assistant:

  • The school looking to hire an Mental Health Assistant are highly valued in their area as well as sector
  • They offer differentiated education to students whose main diagnosis is Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD)
  • They offer rich curriculums which are individually personalised to cater to the specific needs of the students
  • They encourage a positive and fun learning environment to ensure that learning can be made concrete
  • Offer training in Applied Behaviour Analysis so that you can help the children as best as possible

The role as an Mental Health Assistant:

  • Your main duty as an mental health assistant will be to support the students in the classroom - this may be on a 1:1 basis or in a small group
  • You will facilitate a safe learning environment and help with the children access their learning in a positive way
  • You will be supported by the class teacher and have the advantage of being exposed to a variety of different therapeutic techniques and other professionals
  • The class sizes are small so you will have the opportunity to give each child the attention they deserve

The successful Mental Health Assistant:

  • Will be calm, passionate about making a difference and positive
  • Will have some experience working with children
  • Will understand the importance of safeguarding
  • Will have a DBS certificate or be willing to obtain one

Graduates with degrees in a relevant field are most welcome to apply to this post. This is a wonderful opportunity for those individuals who are aspiring psychologists, educational psychologists, counsellors, therapists or behavioural analysts. Those with childcare background or a background in sport, drama, art or music are most welcome to apply.

Key information regarding the role as Therapy Assistant:

  • Mental Health Assistant
  • Oxford
  • ASAP Start
  • £80 - £95 per day
  • Full time or part time roles available
  • Small sized classes
  • Good travel links
  • Training provided

If you are interested in this position, apply immediately. Schools are interviewing soon and you do not want to miss out on this opportunity. You can apply directly to this advert.

Reference: 52881262

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