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SEN & Social, Emotional & Mental Health Support Assistant

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Job description

The specialist 8-16 provision based in Penarth caters for young people who have difficulty managing social interactions; and recognising and regulating their emotions in order to promote positive mental health. The school caters for individuals with SEN and SEMH; providing facilities and learning opportunities to support a wide variety of needs.

The role will require applicants working with closely with Teachers and supportive Teaching Assistants; this will be on a 1:1 or small group basis with boys with complex behavioural needs. We are looking for applicants to work with students 5 days per week, between the hours of 08.30am - 15.30pm, Monday to Friday. A variety of roles in this school are available, as the student base has recently expanded requiring an additional 1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant and small group Youth Support Worker.


  • Youth Work experience
  • Support Environment
  • Pupil Referral Unit
  • Security/Military/Police
  • Outdoor Education
  • Care Support

Relevant qualifications and training:

  • Minimum of GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths (A - C)
  • NVQ Level 2 or 3 Health & Social Care
  • MAPA training
  • Team Teach
  • Behaviour management training
  • Makaton

For more information please get in touch with Bethan on 02920660270 to discuss this role in more detail.

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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