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Mental Health Support Worker
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Long-term, Permanent
£325 to £400 per week
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28 March 2022
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Vision for Education have several positions for individuals with a Mental Health Support Worker background, to work in schools in Knutsford. We are looking for people with resilience and a strong work-ethic to support children with SEMH.

About 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.

About 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.


To be considered for the role of Mental Health Support Worker you will:
  • 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
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • •Have a minimum of 6 weeks experience of working with young people/adults
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.

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 Gary Thorman on 0161 641 3743 or email
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