Graduate Mental Health Support worker, Wakefield

Vision for Education LtdWakefield
Date posted:
Start date: Immediate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £65 - £75 (per day)
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Graduate Mental Health Support worker

  • Wakefield School
  • Immediate start
  • Long term supply vacancy - (potential to go permanent for the right candidate - this is subject to feedback from client schools and references)
  • £65 - £75 (per day)
  • We are working with a setting requiring specialist Mental Health School Support Worker staff on a full time, long term basis. 
  • Monday to Friday 8:30 - 3:30 - supply role

Relevant experience working with children, young people or adults is essential for this role within the past few years. Please contact our friendly team in Huddersfield for more information regarding what experience is essential. 

Support Workers work closely with students and teachers supporting students’ daily activities, well being, behaviour and pastoral needs.

The School Support Worker  role is a demanding one that requires great skill, people skills, patience, professionalism and resilience.

The Support Worker will have previous experience and ideally, training in Mental Health, Psychology, SEMH, Supporting young people or Mentoring young people.

This is a Monday – Friday role based upon 35 hour working week (day times).

The Mental Health school support worker role commences initially on a temporary basis; there is potential for this opening to become permanent and for a need for a Support Worker to join the staff team.

Applications for the temporary Mental Health Support Worker role are handled by ourselves at Vision for Education.

You will initially be paid on a daily rate via PAYE from ourselves, subject to the usual deductions – Tax and NI.

There will be access to refresh your training with us free of charge - this includes Team Teach Training. 

You will have access to a supportive specialist consultant who has an in depth knowledge of the setting you are working in.

This post commences ASAP - relevant experience working with children, young people or adults in a school or community setting is essential for this role. Vision must be able to obtain 2 professional references from the past few years in order to proceed with an application to interview stage. 

Please contact our friendly and helpful SEND team in Huddersfield today to apply for this new vacancy or for any more information on 01484 642928 or 


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