Aspiring Probation Officer / Prison Officer
Surrey - Outreach - Intervention - Mental Health Support Worker - LSA - SEN - SEMH - Psychology - Criminology - Sociology
Are you motivated by supporting and helping others? Are you passionate about demonstrating the value of education to vulnerable children?
This Mental Health Support Worker role will give you essential restorative experience within anti-social and challenging settings - the perfect opportunity if you have aspirations within probation, rehabilitation, prison, youth and social justice.
Based on holistic and therapeutic practice, with a focus on restorative practice, this Learning Support Assistant (LSA) role is an amazing opportunity for Criminology and Psychology Graduates. The role will give you experience working with vulnerable students, increasing their engagement, attainment and life chances, aiming to ensure they do not enter the criminal justice system.
As an Mental Health Support Worker, you will be working alongside teachers and specialist staff to support students with special educational needs (SEN), and a range of associated social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) challenges and traumas. Some children / young people will have suffered adverse childhood experiences, and you will identify their risks and needs, escalating where necessary. Many of the children face various barriers in life and are more 'at risk' of negative outcomes.
As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will be instrumental in providing consistency, and equipping children and young people with tools to ensure they feel safe, secure, empowered, and believe that they can succeed in life.
Personal Qualities of Mental Health Support Worker
Start date ASAP, trial days taking place to ensure the role and school is right for you Excellent on-site training, support and CPD is provided to ensure safeguarding of all students £70-£85 per day, Mon-Fri, 08:30 to 16:30, PAYE, term time only No previous experience is required If you have a Psychology / Criminology / Social Science degree, it's an excellent use of your degree You MUST have right to work in the UK in order to apply - no Visa sponsorship
Apply now or contact Eleanor Chessun-Lawrence at Academics Ltd, if interested in Mental Health Support Worker role:
Candidates registering with Academics Ltd will need to have or apply for an Enhanced DBS and/or overseas police check where appropriate