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Mental Health Support Worker

£9.20 - 10.70 per hour
Vision for Education Ltd

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Vision for Education are looking to recruit a hardworking and resilient Mental Health Support Worker to work within a specialist provision in Trafford. The successful candidate will be working with pupils with Social and Emotional Mental Health Difficulties. This is a full-time position which is set to commence in January 2020 and will be until the end of the academic year.

The Role

This role would be suited to a someone who has experience working with Social and Emotional Mental Health issues as well as severe Behavioural Difficulties.

The provision

The provision is committed to the education of pupils who are permanently excluded from school, as well as others who have social educational needs and medical needs. The successful candidate will play a key role in further developing the life chances of children and young people at most risk of poor outcomes.


An ideal candidate must:

  • Have a minimum of 6 weeks experience of working with young people/adults
  • Have a desire to support children who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs and Behavioural Difficulties
  • Be willing to commit full-time to the school

Vision for Education is committed to Safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS Check that must be registered to the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company TES Global.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package worth £350.
  • Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.
  • £50 refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated primary consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are a Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.


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