Specialist Mentor

Recruiter
Randstad Student Support
Location
Bangor, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1242748765
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking for more than just a job? Do you ever feel like you want to give something back? Are you looking for a role that allows you to help individuals achieve their academic goals? We have the perfect role for you......

Randstad Student & Worker Support is recruiting Specialist Mentors to work with Students at Bangor University. We are looking to increase the pool who are able to work through the medium of Welsh.

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.

Specialist mentors provide one to one assistance to students and work with an Mentor Action Plan (MAP). They encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning and to develop their skills. They 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 choose your own hours
28 days holiday pay pro rata - perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks
£21.50 per hour - you will receive this rate, plus your benefits such as holidays
Working for the UK's leading provider - you're in safe hands
Interacting directly with students - YOU help them to achieve their goalsResponsibilities:

You will help your students with:

Enhancing social skills & confidence
Developing skills for managing academic stressYou 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:

This is a specialist role, so requires specialist skills. 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
Other Professional memberships may also be taken into accountTo support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) you do not need a professional membership but you must hold a degree with comprehensive training in adult autism. You will be assisted by Bangor and Randstad to meet additional criteria if necessary either by completing 5 NAS modules or by completing Randstad's e learning.

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.Interview - Interviews would take place in Bangor if you are successful.

Conclusion:

If you have the above and are interested in this rewarding part time role supporting students in Higher Education.....we want to talk to you.

With you on board we can really help your students have a better future.

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

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