Apply for this job now

Graduate Mental Health Assistant - Slough

Slough, Berkshire
£70.00 to £80.00 Per Day
Job Type
14 Sep 2022

Are you a recent psychology graduate looking to start a career in mental health? Do you want to help improve the lives and well being of young people in Slough? Do you want to gain first-hand experience working with children with mental health needs?

If you're passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people and feel that you could motivate, support and encourage children with additional needs to reach their full potential then this Mental Health Support Assistant role could be for you!

A Specialist School supporting students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs is looking for a Mental Health Support Assistant who is resilient, confident and up for a challenge! The pupils here range between 5 to 18 and all have significant developmental trauma, emotional needs and behavioural challenges. You will therefore need to support the personal development of each student with a passionate and proactive approach.

A Psychology, Criminology or Mental Health Degree is desired, as well as a good understanding of mental health. Experience working with SEN children and/or adults is also desired, whether it be professional or personal experience.

This is a unique opportunity for the successful Mental Health Assistant to work alongside both psychologists, therapists and SENCO based on-site at school. This is therefore a FANTASTIC opportunity for anyone looking at a career in Educational or Cognitive Psychology, Counselling, Teaching or Criminal Justice to gain some crucial first-hand experience!

  • Mental Health Support Assistant
  • Slough, Berkshire
  • Friendly, inclusive SEMH School
  • Supporting children with complex mental health needs
  • £70 - £80 per day
  • Immediate Start
  • Ideal for Psychology/Counselling Graduates

If you are up for the challenge and ready to support the children of Slough then please submit your updated CV to this advert. Alternatively, please send your CV to Lydia via

Apply for this job now


  • Job Reference: 711522421-2
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Academics
  • Location: Slough, Berkshire
  • Salary: £70.00 to £80.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent