Mental health Support Worker

Date Posted: 18 Apr 2024
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£12.89 - £16.98 per hour
  1. Long-term

Mental health Support Worker

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£12.89 - 16.98 per hour

Support Worker

Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for 2 enthusiastic Mental Health support workers, to work in one of our partnership ASC School within Cumbria. The role is full time Monday - Friday 8.20am - 3.30 pm working as a class TA in Key Stage 2 additionally you may be required to do some 1-2-1 intervention session with literacy and numeracy with several students.

The role is to start asap with the possibility to be extended for the full academic year 2024-2025.

The ASC School caters for pupils from 5 - 16-year-old with and Ofsted rating "Outstanding". The School require a Support Worker who has worked with ASC, Autism and PMLD and Mental Health within Primary and Secondary aged children.

As a Support Worker the ability to engage and build rapport using your understanding of ASC, Autism and PMLD and Mental Health and support background is essential. As a person-centred Support Worker, you will be a dynamic, forward thinking and pro-active team player, with passion and commitment to holistically supporting pupils and in the afternoons doing individual 1-2-1 intervention session Maths and English with several students. Team teach training is desirable not essential as training can be provided.

If you have worked or studied with ASC, Autism and PMLD and Mental Health and are interested in working in new settings such as this Good ASC School based in Cumbria.

In these Support Worker roles, your primary areas of responsibility will be to:

  • Encourage the development of positive attitudes to learning and behaving through well-planned support.
  • Have a creative and innovative approach to understand and supporting to re-engage disaffected learners in education and overcome barriers to learning.
  • Support on a 1-2-1
  • An element of Personal Care could be required.
  • Be aware of Safeguarding and Behaviour policies of the settings you work in and adhere to the policies at all times.

To join us and be successful in this role, you will need to:

  • Have experience in health and social care would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Have knowledge and experience working with social, emotional, and mental health difficulties (ASC ); although not essential.
  • Team Teach (desirable not essential as training can be provided)

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Mental Health Support Worker in Cumbria. Or for more information about the role, contact Christina on 01772 977 333 or

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