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Mental Health Support Worker

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Due to the current conditions I wanted to let you know Teaching Perosnnel are operating as normal. With this in mind, Teaching Personnel are looking for cadidates who are interested in working with pupils who have Mental Health conditions. 

Do you have experience working with Mental Health or Special Needs ?

Are you looking to use your skills and experience in a school environment?

Teaching Personnel are working exclusively with a specialist provision in Southampton that are currently looking for staff to start as soon as possible or after the Easter break. The school cater for secondary pupils that do not have access mainstream school due to their complex needs, such as:

  • Autism (ASC/ASD)
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
  • Speech and Language (SpLD)
  • Social and Emotional Difficulties (SEMH) 
  • ADHD

The majority of the current vacancies are for full time, permanent Support Assistants who would work 1:1 or in small groups with these pupils. The ideal candidate would have previous experience working with similar needs or be passionate about working in this type of school. Candidates that are suited for this type of school tend to have experience in some of the following:

  • Criminology
  • Youth/Community work experience
  • SEN experience
  • Residential support/care worker
  • Sports coaching
  • Team Teach
  • Youth Offending Services
  • Challenging behaviour within family
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching/Learning support Assistance
  • Psychology

The interviews for these vacancies are in the next 2 weeks so if you are interested in applying please do not delay in sending over your CV to ensure you do not miss out being considered for these roles.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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