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Support Worker

Location: Southall, Middlesex.

Role: Support Worker/Teaching Assistant.

Duration: September start, both full time and part time roles available.

Pay: GBP65 - GBP75 per day (paid on a weekly basis)

Do you have experience as a support worker or working closely with adolescent (youth/child) mental health?

Have you ever thought about working in schools?

Children with mental health needs thrive from having exceptional hard-working staff with an in-depth and open understanding of mental health support. We are currently recruiting Support Workers to work full-time in both primary and secondary department of multiple schools across London both 1:1 and in small groups with children aged 6-18 years old. 

The schools we work with are looking for support workers or those with experience who are:

  • Open to working in schools with young people aged 6-18 who have been unable to learn in mainstream schools for a range of reasons such as mental health, special need diagnosis, being in care, being at risk of or being abused.
  • Dedicated and consistent as building and maintaining positive relationships is vital.

What is on offer?

  • Possibility of long-term position with permanent contract and career development opportunities.
  • Weekly pay ranging from GBP325 – 375 per week.
  • Fun and friendly team with staff well-being a main focus of the school.
  • Modern and state-of-the-art facilities with sensory and therapy rooms.
  • In-house speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, drama therapists and psychologists.
  • Free parking on site (first come, first serve).
  • Local transport links across London to most of our schools.

Essential criteria: Support Worker background or experience working with children/young people with mental health, special needs or in education.

Desirable criteria:  Mental health awareness training, Special Needs experience, Team Teach or positive handling training, MIDAS trained to drive school minibus.

To apply send your updated CV and contact details to Joy on 0208 616 9893 or email

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 date.

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