Specialist Mentor

Recruiter
Randstad Student Support
Location
Norwich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
1217519474
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want a flexible, part time role with the ability to plan your own diary? Are you interested in helping others?

Randstad Student & Worker Support is recruiting a Specialist Mentor to work with students in Higher Education institutions based in Norwich.

We have students with disabilities/mental health conditions who are requiring one to one support in their Higher Education studies. We are looking for the right individuals to support our students to really make a difference. The Role is to start within September 2019.

As a specialist mentor you would provide one to one assistance to students and work with an Individual Learning Plan (ILP), encouraging students to take responsibility for their own learning and to develop their skills.

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

Benefits:

Flexible working hours - you can plan your own diary!
28 days holiday pay pro rata
£20-£28 per hour
Working for the UK's leading provider
Interacting directly with studentsResponsibilities:

You will help your students with:

Time Management
Assignment Planning
Writing
Numeracy
Enhancing social skills & confidence
Developing skills for managing academic stressAs a specialist mentor 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.

Requirements:

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) MemberTo 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 educationConclusion:

If you think that you are the one for this role, please do not hesitate to get in touch, we would love to hear from you!

If you have any questions, ring us on (phone number removed).

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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