Mental Health Support - Aspiring Psychologist - Iffley

Posted 7 June by Academics
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Mental Health Assistant/Teaching Assistant - Iffley, Oxford

Great for Psychology/Counselling/Criminology Graduates! ASAP Start

Social, Emotional and Mental Health/Complex Needs

Primary Phase

Are you interested in supporting children with Mental Health issues?

Would you like to build your experience working with Complex Needs and work alongside trained therapists, counsellors and psychologists?

An outstanding specialist school for children with Social and Emotional Mental Health Needs based in Iffley in the heart of Oxford are looking for a bright and enthusiastic Graduate to work as a SEN Teaching Assistant to support children with behaviour and mental health issues. Graduates who have qualified in Psychology, Counselling or Criminology would be great for this but candidates with relevant experience will also be considered! The SEN School is in Iffley in Oxford so has great transport links and the role is full-time starting ASAP. The SEN children are aged 4 to 11 and all have significant developmental trauma, emotional needs and behavioural challenges so your role will be supporting each individual's well-being and personal development.

This is a FANTASTIC opportunity for the successful mental health assistant to work alongside the therapists and psychologists based on-site at school. You will be mentored and have the opportunity to shadow sessions and learn from them. Plus you will gain invaluable experience working with Special Needs and Mental Health issues. This is a great opportunity for an aspiring educational or occupational psychologist, therapeutic support worker or SEN teacher.

The SEMH School is looking for a Mental Health Assistant/Teaching Assistant who can bring enthusiasm, passion and experience to the classroom. They are looking for a SEN TA who will be proactive and adaptable and be able to use their own initiative. Resilience and confidence to work with challenging behaviour is desirable!

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Mental Health Assistant
  • Social and Emotional Mental Health Support
  • ASAP Start
  • Iffley, Oxford
  • £80-£95 per day
  • Full-time Mon-Fri 8.30am to 4pm
  • Ideal for Psychology/Counselling Graduates

The SEN children in this school require a teaching assistant who understands their complex needs and is open-minded and up for a challenge. The children have varying needs although SEMH is the main provision. Suitable experience can include working with SEN children and/or adults in any setting, even on a personal level such as with family. Level 3 qualifications+ are also required and a Degree would be most desirable.

If you are interested in this Mental Health Assistant position, please contact Abi @ Academics ASAP via or apply direct to this advert.

Mental Health Assistant/Teaching Assistant for children with Social, Emotional and Mental health needs- Iffley, Oxford - ASAP Start

Reference: 52815184

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