Team Teach Trained Behaviour Mentor

Wakefield, UK
21 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Mental Health support worker

Are you an experienced support worker looking for a rewarding role supporting young people's education at a SEMH school in the Wakefield area?
The young people you'll be working with have a background of complex social, emotional and mental health needs and well as additional learning difficulties such as Autism and ADHD. Learners are aged from 5 to 19 years old.

The ideal candidate for this role will have Team Teach Training and a minimum of 6 months experience working in an Alternative Provision environment or have worked extensively with learners with SEMH (social, emotional and mental health needs).

We are looking for:
* Excellent communication and behaviour management techniques
* Teaching Assistant Level or Degree Qualified
* Confidence in dealing with challenging behaviour
*A patient and caring approach
* Experience with supporting SEMH
* Be able to confidently work as part of the team and independently
* Team Teach Trained
he position is full time and will involve supporting all aspects of young learners education, the school has a real emphasis on sports and vocational education so a background in these areas would also be useful.

The school is easily accessible by car and public transport being within walking distance of a train station. The school has a 'Good' Ofsted inspection in February 2017 and was praised by Ofsted for it's good management and the calm positive atmosphere within the school.

Applications from candidates with a background in the police, army or another mental health setting would be welcome.

Essential requirements:
Relevant experience working in an Alternative Provision, Team Teach Trained, confidence dealing with challenging behaviour, legal right to work in the UK

The benefits of registering with Tradewind:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact!
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Mental Health support worker in Wakefield. Or for more information about the role, contact Rachel Williams on or
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best

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