Mental Health Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00054963-1
  • Date Posted: 12 January 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £325 to £400 Per Week
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Vision for Education have several positions for individuals with a Mental Health Support Worker background, to work in school settings in Knutsford. We are looking for people with resilience and a strong work-ethic to support children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs.

The role

The successful Mental Health Support Worker will be required to offer support and guidance to young people who are in need of additional support, to get the most out of their education. This role would be suited to a someone who has experience working with people with Social and Emotional Mental Health issues as well as severe behavioural difficulties.

The school

The schools we work with are committed to the education of pupils who are permanently excluded, providing help with their social, educational and medical needs. The Mental Health Support Worker role is an opportunity to play a key role in further developing the life chances of children and young people at most risk due to disadvantaged starts in life.


Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for the Mental Health Support Worker position are:

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
Be willing to commit to a full-time role in a school
Be willing to work in schools in the Knutsford area
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.

What Vision for Education offer

As a Mental Health Support Worker and 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 training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates. 

Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
How to apply

If you are a Mental Health Support Worker 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.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision For Education, please contact our Manchester team on (phone number removed).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.