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Towcester, Northamptonshire
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7 Sep 2022

Mental Health Assistant - Towcester- Full time - SEN Teaching Assistant /LSA role - Mental Health Assistant - Towcester- Full time - Immediate starts and also looking for September 2022

Are you looking to support children with additional learning needs in readiness for a career in Music or Art Therapy?

Do you know your objectives and understand where your sincerity comes from?

Are you interested in supporting young people's Autism and Mental Health through restorative and holistic processes?

Creative GRADUATES required for this role, knowing your reasons for wanting to work within mental health and trauma, is imperative

An outstanding Autistic alternative Provision in Towcester is currently recruiting for a Learning Support Assistants to join them ASAP. The school cater for children with Autism, ADHD, OCD and Complex Social needs, all through positive and holistic, therapeutic models. Many of the students have trauma, SEN, behavioural challenges as well as adjacent mental health challenges. This is an exciting opportunity for a graduate or experienced teaching assistant to develop their experience with Special Educational Needs and Behavioural Needs.

Can you keep these children safe, secure? Can you demonstrate the value of an education when working with children who have been through significant change or trauma in their life?

The position will be working 1:1 with pupils with Autism, verbal and nonverbal and Challenging Behaviour in the school. The context of the role depends on the context of the class, which is incredibly diverse within the school. The Learning Support Assistant will have the opportunity to work closely with children who have mental health difficulties, display challenging behaviour and have suffered significant traumas. Degrees of particular interest would include Psychology and Criminology backgrounds.

All Education and Training is provided, a trial day takes place to ensure it's the right context for you.

1 year contract

Autistic Alternative provision

ASAP start

£380 per week, PAYE, Full time Monday to Friday

Autism/Behaviour/Mental Health Support

Education and Training provided

SEN Teaching Assistant role, ideal before a MSC. Enabling you to qualify and disqualify career paths

Graduates welcomed

Also a great platform for aspiring teachers, clinical psychologists/Youth Justice Officers


The school will be looking for candidates to stay in September, ideally, although a short term contract is also available.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your updated CV. Alternatively, please contact Kenan Hariri-Motlagh

Mental Health Assistant - Towcester- Full time - Education and Training - Mental Health Assistant - Towcester- Full time - Mental Health Assistant - Towcester- Full time

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  • Job Reference: 706543392-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Academics
  • Location: Towcester, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £18,240
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent