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Mental Health Learning Support Mentor
contract type
contract term
£350 to £350 per week
Apply by
08 April 2022
Job start
25 February 2022
Job end
08 April 2022

Vision for Education are looking to recruit a Learning Support Mentor to work with young people that have Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties, that are aged 12-16.

About the role

You will be working as a Learning Support Mentor and be attached to a tutor group of young people that strugle to regulate their own behaviour and emtions. The ideal candidate will become a support for their tutor group in both their academic and emotional progress.

About the school

This is a specialist school for young people that have been unable to cope in a mainstream and have been given an Education, Helath and Care Plan for their Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties . The school has class sizes of a maximum of ten students and they are heavily invested in developing the wellbeing and self-esteem of these young people.


To be considered for the role of Mental Health Learning Support Mentor you will:
  • Experience of working with young people that can struggle with their behaviour
  • A caring and empathetic approach to mental health
  • An outgoing and resilient nature
  • The desire to make a difference in the lives of young people that might not have had the best start in life
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. 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 on 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. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.


£350 to £350 per week

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Experience of working with young people or adults with additional needs

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 a 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.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Natasha Hendy on 0191 229 1386 or email
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