Specialist Mentor

Randstad Student Support
Bath, UK
13 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you enjoy helping others succeed academically? Are you looking for a role that allows you to work flexible hours, managing your own diary?

We are looking for a dedicated and motivated specialist mentors to work with students within Universities in the beautiful city of Bath.

Starting in September 2019, you will be providing students with disabilities with one-to-one support with their higher education studies. Working with an Individual Learning Plan, you will be encouraging students to take responsibility for their own learning and to develop their skills.

As a specialist mentor you can help students to become more confident and independent learners so that they are able to use their enhanced skills, not only at university, but also to take with them into the workplace. Sessions are tailored to suit specific individual needs as each individual is different


* Flexible working hours

* 28 days holiday pay pro rata - up to £3.35/holiday hour

* £20-£27.50 per hour

* Working for the UK's leading provider

* Interacting directly with students


You will help your students with:

* Time Management

* Assignment Planning

* Writing

* Numeracy

* Enhancing social skills and confidence

* Developing skills for managing academic stress

You will work closely with Randstad regarding the needs of individual students, and to ensure that any concerns are addressed in a timely manner. You will be expected to act professionally and maintain confidentiality within your role at all times, sharing all relevant information with Randstad to ensure the best possible service to your students.


As this is a specialist role, you must hold a professional membership with one of the following organisations:

* Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP)

* British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) Accreditation

* British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) Individual or Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP)

* British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) - Under a member institution

* British Psychological Society Chartered Member (CPsychol)/IAPT register/ Graduate Member (MBPsS) AND also PG qualification in Psychology or Mental Health

* Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA) Accredited Member

* Federation of Drugs & Alcohol Professionals (FDAP)

* National Counsellor Accreditation Certificate (NCAC)

* General Medical Council (GMC) - Psychiatry

* Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) (Arts Therapist/ Occupational Therapist/ Practitioner Psychologist/ Social worker in England)

* Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (IACP) Accredited Member

* Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) - Mental Health Nurse/ community Mental Health nurse / Psychiatric Nurse.

* Social worker body for Scotland SSSC/ Wales CCWales/ NI (NISCC)

* UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Full Clinical Individual Member

* Mental Health & Addictions Nurses (MHAN) Member

To support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) you must hold a degree and a teaching qualification with comprehensive training in adult autism

Further skills/requirements include:

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

* Ability to identify ways of helping students to build on their learning strengths whilst maintaining a confidential and professional working relationship

* Accurate spelling and grammar skills

* Punctuality and reliability

* Good organisational skills

* Ideally you will have experience in working with specific learning difficulties individuals in higher or further education

Can you see yourself in this role? looking for the chance to make an impact?

Get in touch today for your chance to secure a job that will be rewarding, whilst developing your skills and experience.

If you have any questions about the role, please call (phone number removed) and ask for Georgia to discuss further.

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

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