Mental Health Support Assistant

Posted 17 May by Academics
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Mental Health Support Assistant - Psychology Graduate-Education and Training - Mental Health Assistant - Psychology Graduate- Aylesbury

The Special Education Needs LSA (Learning Support Assistant) opportunity, ideal if you aspire to have a career focussed on Counselling, Men Health, Wellbeing, Criminal, Social or Youth Justice, or looking at elements of social care for example.

Broken down simply, can you demonstrate the value of an education to your students while building substantial relationships and keeping them safe?

Job Title:SEN Mental Health Support Assistant

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary Scale: £430 -£450 per week

Start date: June or September start depending on if you have a notice period or are finishing university.

Contract type: Long Term Contract, 5 days a week, 8:30 - 16:00

This role is suitable for a candidate looking to build on personal or already gained experiences of mental health and SEN, it's vital you can qualify and disqualify roles for yourself.

This is also a good role for a graduate who has objectives within Social Justice, Parole, Probation, and the Criminal Justice system, especially for any form of advocacy the range of need, mental Health.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual with previous SEN experience OR a Graduate with a keen interest in this area of work. It is the perfect position for someone in search of hands-on experience working with social, emotional mental health needs. If you're looking for a career in youth work then this opportunity is not to be missed.

The Alternative Provision is situated in Aylesbury supporting boys and girls, all who have a range of additional needs associated with social, emotional mental health challenges. It's a larger Primary and Secondary provision, with over 50 students, aged 5-19

The school offers a restorative, therapeutic approach to education and behaviour management, they want their children engaged in key and personal skills, giving the children skills they can use in and out of school.

As a learning support assistant, you will be working in classes of 3-6 pupils with a staff to student ratio of 1:1

What is required?

* An Undergraduate Degree (preferable) and/or previous SEN experience, ideal for Criminology and Psychology Graduates

*Working with and watching how mental health and Autism for eg, affects girls compared to boys, points often overlooked

* Good general education levels in English and Maths, 5 grade and above is desired

*A Real focus on outside interest that diversify away from the core subjects, building key and personal skills - Sport, Cooking, Coding, Dance, Hair Dressing, Photography

* Knowledge, keen interest or understanding of the range of different types of learning and behavioural needs (SEMH elements of the provision)

Mental Health Support Assistant - Psychology Graduate Aylesbury -Education and Training - Mental Health Support Assistant - Psychology Graduate Aylesbury and Training - Mental Health Assistant - Psychology Graduate Aylesbury

Required skills

  • Autism
  • Mental Health
  • SEN
  • ASD
  • SEMH

Reference: 52681717

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