Education  2023-06-18 09:00:08



High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Mental Health Assistant – Psychology Graduate High Wycombe -Education and Training – Mental Health Assistant – Psychology Graduate High Wycombe

This is a SEN Support and LSA role based in a specialist provision for Autistic Children, who require low support and have good to high, cognitive abilities – a large part of the role is Restorative

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 Assistant

Location: High Wycombe

Salary Scale: £85-£90 per day

Start date: Ongoing to Mid July 2023, restarts in September 2023 (If you wish to do so)

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 High Wycombe, North London 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 7-19

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

*School for boys and girls, aged , lower and upper schools based on Aylesbury,and High Wycombe sites.

*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 Assistant – Psychology Graduate High Wycombe -Education and Training – Mental Health Assistant – Psychology Graduate High Wycombe


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