Mental Health Support Worker

Knowsley, Merseyside
Date Posted: 29 Jan 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant
£76 - £85 per day
  1. Long-term

Mental Health Support Worker

Knowsley, Merseyside
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As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will play a crucial role in providing tailored support to students with SEMH needs. Working collaboratively with school staff and other professionals, you will contribute to creating a nurturing and empowering environment for the holistic development of these exceptional students.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Offer individual and group support to students with SEMH needs, promoting emotional well-being.
  • Collaborate with school staff, therapists, and parents to implement personalised support plans.
  • Foster a safe and inclusive atmosphere that encourages positive mental health and resilience.
  • Facilitate interventions and activities that promote emotional regulation and social skills development.
  • Monitor and assess students' progress, providing feedback to the wider support team.


  • Previous experience as a Mental Health Support Worker or in a related role is highly desirable.
  • Relevant qualifications in mental health support, counselling, or a related field.
  • Empathy, patience, and a genuine commitment to the mental health and well-being of students.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team.

The benefits of registering with Tradewind:

  • 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 available local to you

If you are interested in this Mental Health Support Worker role in Knowsley, then click 'Apply Now' or get in touch to discuss at or call 0151 221 9666.

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