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Social Emotional Mental Health Mentor

Job Description

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children and young people with special educational needs? Do you possess the skills and empathy required to provide vital support in their social, emotional, and mental well-being? Dunbar Education is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Social Emotional Mental Health Mentor to join our team within a SEN school in Northamptonshire.

Position: Social Emotional Mental Health Mentor

Location: Northamptonshire

Employment Type: Full-time


  • Provide one-on-one support to students with social, emotional, and mental health difficulties.
  • Develop and implement individualized support plans to address students' specific needs and goals.
  • Deliver therapeutic interventions and mentoring sessions to help students develop coping strategies and enhance their emotional well-being.
  • Foster positive relationships with students, promoting self-esteem and self-confidence.
  • Collaborate with teaching staff, parents, and external agencies to ensure a holistic approach to students' well-being.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress of students, maintaining accurate records and reports.
  • Attend regular meetings and training sessions to enhance professional knowledge and skills.


  • Experience working with children or young people with social, emotional, and mental health difficulties is highly beneficial.
  • A genuine passion for supporting the social and emotional development of students with SEN.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to engage effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • The ability to remain calm and composed in challenging situations.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
  • A valid and up-to-date DBS check is essential, or the willingness to obtain one prior to employment.

How to Apply: If you are a compassionate and dedicated individual with a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of children and young people, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience.

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