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Specialist Mentor - Mental Health

Randstad Student Support
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23 Jul 2021

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Are you looking for a rewarding and fulfilling role where you can also choose your own hours?

This may be the perfect opportunity for you.

Randstad Student Support are recruiting new Specialist Mentors to join our growing team to provide support to students at the state of the art university in Lancaster.

Our Specialist Mentors provide support to students with mental health difficulties to help them overcome issues such as stress or anxiety to ensure these do not negatively impact their academic studies. As a mentor you will work closely with your students to construct an individual working plan to allow them to become more confident and independent in their studies and beyond.


Flexible working hours - you can manage your own hours and timetable
Working for the UK's leading provider
Holiday pay - 28 days pro rata
Very rewarding role
Dedicated specialist to answer any of your queries


You will help your students with:

Time Management
Organisational Skills
Creating a suitable work/life balance
Prioritising tasks
Enhancing their academic confidence
Establish strategies to enable independent learning


This is a specialist role, therefore it is essential that you are a member of one of the below professional bodies:

Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP)

British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) Accreditation

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) Individual or 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)

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

National Counsellor Accreditation Certificate (NCAC)

National Counselling Society (Senior Accredited Member or above)

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

UMHAN member

Further skills/requirements include:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Punctuality and reliability
Good organisational skills
Maintaining a confidential and professional working relationship

If you match all of the above criteria and are interested in this great opportunity, apply online today.

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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