Specialist Mentor Stockport

Recruiter
Randstad Student Support
Location
Stockport
Salary
£25 - £30/hour
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Specialist Mentor Stockport

Are you passionate about providing support to students with disabilities? Support that will not only aid them with future academic success, but also help shape them as individuals.

If this resonates with you, then you are who we are looking for.

Our aim here at Randstad is to maintain unrivalled standards of student support which takes place on a one to one basis, to maximise the learning potential of the students and help them achieve their academic goals. In return, we will provide you with flexible working hours and the opportunity to develop your skills in academic support and student care, whilst also building meaningful relationships with individuals and institutions.

Other benefits include:

* Competitive Rates of Pay £25 - £30 per hour
* Holiday Pay per rata
* Dedicated Consultant

We are looking for Specialist Mentors who are interested in helping students suffering with Autistic Spectrum Disorders or mental health issues.

Responsibilities:

* To provide one-to-one support around the Stockport area to students with disabilities, mental health conditions or ASDs.
* To work with students to develop their coping skills to enable them to deal with anxiety, stress, and concentration difficulties, times management, practising workload and creating a healthy work-life balance.
* To understand professional boundaries and to not act as a counsellor or mental health advocate.
* To effectively manage your own caseload and booking of appointments.
* To report student attendance daily via the Opus system.

Requirements:

Full or associate membership of one of the below bodies;

* Association of Child Psychotherapists; BABCP accreditation;BACMP/MBACP membership;British Psychoanalytic Council;British Psychological Member (alongside a PG qualification in Psychology or Mental Health);COSCA accredited; FDAP (NACA);General Medical Council Psychiatry;Health and Care Professions Council;IACP membership; Nursing and Midwifery Council;Social Worker Body for Scotland or Wales;UKCP full clinical member; UMHAN member

Autism / Asperger's Qualifications of one of the below;

* All NAS core autism online training modules
* Holds a PG Certificate in Autism / PG Certificate in Aspergers

If you have a desire to make a difference for their tomorrow, then apply online here today.

Randstad Student & Worker Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Student & Worker Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone