Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: In the range of £12.07-13.34 per hour (depending on skills, experience and qualifications)
School Type:
Further Education
School Size: 0-250
School Age Range: 16-99
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Booth Lane, Northampton NN3 3RF
Ofsted Ranking: Requires Improvement 3


Hourly Paid Wellbeing & Mental Health Practitioner

Hours: Full time, part time and hourly paid contracts are available

The Role

The purpose of this role is to work under the leadership of the Senior WBMH Practitioner to identify and assess the educational support needs of students with a range of conditions including SEMH difficulties, ASD, ADHD and Acquired brain injury, and to then work with the students, teachers, and Support Assistants to implement appropriate personalised strategies which enable students to access the curriculum and gain qualifications. The post holder will have proven expertise in supporting young people with SEMH and Behavioural difficulties on all levels of courses from Entry level to Level 3.

The post holder will work with individual and small groups of students who have current Education & Health Care Plans to promote well-being strategies via workshop settings and individual tutorials. Students will work towards agreed SMART targets which the post holder will regularly review and update.

The post holder will participate in the annual review process for students who hold Education & Health Care Plans where needed.

Appropriate training will be provided.

The post holder will liaise with Additional Support Assistants as required to inform them of effective in-class strategies.

The post holder may be required to communicate with parents/carers and external agencies when appropriate.

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About Northampton College

At Northampton College you will receive some of the best in education and skills development in state of the art facilities. We aim to ensure that you can reach your potential. This means that we are committed to your further education. Around 9,000 students choose to study with us and this number is growing.

When you study at Northampton College you can expect to develop your academic, professional, technical and employability skills as well as your maths and English. Whether you are looking for a beginner’s course, a Level 2 or 3 course or a university-level programme, we will have a course for you. We also offer Apprenticeships.

Our purpose is to provide high quality further education and training for Northamptonshire people and businesses. The College's mission is to enhance the lives of our students and other customers, helping them to reach potential through learning.

Northampton College is one of the largest general further education colleges in the region with around 9,000 students and a turnover of over £30M. We employ around 500 permanent members of staff and a further 300 work on a flexible basis. Staff are given every opportunity to develop their skills and we are committed to supporting a professionally-qualified and experienced workforce.