Counsellors / Mental Health Practitioners

North Somerset, Somerset
Date Posted: 06 Mar 2024
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£80 - £100 per day
  1. Long-term

Counsellors / Mental Health Practitioners

North Somerset, Somerset
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Are you passionate about supporting children's education and well-being? Tradewind, the leading education agency in North Somerset, is seeking dedicated individuals with counselling backgrounds or experience in mental health support to join our team as Teaching Assistants/Learning Support Assistants in primary schools.

Counsellors those in the mental health profession possess a unique set of skills and qualities that make them exceptionally well-suited for roles as teaching assistants, especially in environments where children may come from unstable backgrounds or difficult home lives.

With a network of schools including Backwell, Nailsea, Yatton, Weston-Super-Mare, Portishead, and more, Tradewind offers a rewarding opportunity to positively impact young lives.

No classroom experiences? No problem! While prior experience with children is preferred, we welcome warm, empathetic, and proactive individuals who are eager to learn. We provide comprehensive training to equip you with the skills needed to excel in the classroom environment.

What we're looking for:

  • Candidates with counselling backgrounds or experience in mental health support
  • Warm, empathetic, and proactive individuals who can connect with children
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with teachers and staff
  • Flexibility and adaptability to varying classroom environments
  • Child-related experience is preferred but not mandatory

Benefits of joining Tradewind:

  • Flexibility to work between 1-5 days a week
  • Varied schedule options to accommodate your lifestyle
  • Training provided to support your transition into the classroom environment
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in children's lives

This role offers flexibility to suit your lifestyle. Choose to work between 1-5 days a week, with the option to vary your schedule week by week. Whether you're seeking part-time or full-time employment, Tradewind offers the flexibility you need.

Why Tradewind over other agencies?

  • Your income matters: we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice
  • Your development matters: we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars, and resources via the incredible National College
  • Your flexibility matters: we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts, and permanent positions all available, all local to you
  • Your wellbeing matters: we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running
  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a Teaching Assistant in North Somerset. Or for more information about the role, contact Hettie Irving on 0117 301 7578/ #BRITA

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