Mental Health and Wellbeing Assistant

Posted 26 March 2024
Salary £95 - £115 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Secondary Education
Contact NameTyne Brownlie

Job description

Mental Health and Wellbeing Assistant

Are you looking to gain some first-hand experience before becoming a clinical/Educational Psychologist?

Do you want to support vulnerable individuals and give them the best opportunities possible?

If so, we are working with a modern and pupil-centred Secondary School in the Borough of Redbridge in East London who are looking for a Mental Health and Wellbeing Assistant to join their supportive, friendly, and hardworking team. The successful candidate will work alongside the brilliant SEND, Pastoral and Safeguarding teams to address the additional needs required by students to reduce barriers to learning.

The Mental Health and Wellbeing Assistant Role will include the following responsibilities:

  • Mentoring students with SEND, SEMH and Safeguarding requirements.
  • Developing strong relationships with pupils; Work Experience Placements; Learning Skills Centre; and Colleges Links.
  • Planning and running group sessions and 1:1 session addressing the needs of the students.

If the Mental Health and Wellbeing Assistant role sounds like the opportunity for you, then please read on below to find out further information!

Mental Health and Wellbeing Assistant Job Description

  • Secondary School based role.
  • Based in the Borough of Redbridge.
  • £95-£115 per day.
  • Full-time, full academic year.
  • Working with Key Stage 3 - Key Stage 5.
  • Starting ASAP.

Ideal Mental Health and Wellbeing Assistant

  • A graduate with an interest in SEMH or SEN.
  • Or non-graduates with mentoring or counselling experience is desirable.
  • Previous experience or a passion for working with young people to make a positive impact on their lives.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build trust.
  • Hardworking, resilient, and positive.

The school offers…

  • A supportive leadership team that takes staff wellbeing seriously and wants to see their staff progress and flourish.
  • Opportunities to work alongside Counsellors, Therapists, Psychologists and more.
  • A commitment to continued professional development.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic students who are excited to learn.

If you are interested in this Mental Health and Wellbeing Assistant role, then apply now! Send your CV to Tyne at Remedy and you will be contacted by your personal consultant (if shortlisted!)

Mental Health and Wellbeing Assistant