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Mental Health Support Worker
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£350 to £400 per week
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18 May 2022
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LOCATION – Stockport CONTRACT TYPE – Full time CONTRACT TERMS – Long term SALARY - £70 – 80 per day JOB START – ASAP

About the role

Do you have experience working in Mental Health?

Are you looking for a role where you can support vulnerable young people?

Vision for Education are looking for a Mental Health Support Worker to work in school settings in Stockport supporting young people and children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.

The Role

  • As a mental health support worker, you will be based inside the classroom supporting students within education
  • You will be responsible for supporting their educational, social, and emotional development
  • You may be required to support within the whole class, small groups or on a 1:1 basis
  • You will need to be someone who is patient, caring and adaptable to each young person you will support

About the school

  • Each school we work with in Stockport pride themselves, as being part of a supportive local authority that aim to take a on a child-centred learning approach
  • All staff work to inspire, motivate, and challenge each pupil no matter what their induvial needs may be
  • School intake will be smaller and so class sizes will vary
  • There are opportunities for the role to become permanent with the school after a qualifying period


To be considered for the role of Mental Health Support Worker you will:
  • Have experience of working with those with social, emotional, or mental health needs
  • Have a caring, supportive and nurturing personality
  • Be willing to work in the Stockport area
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 £400 per week

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Have relevant experience of working with children and young people

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 Holly Hodkin on 0161 641 3743 or email
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