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Specialist Mentor

Employer
Randstad Student Support
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Are you looking for a supportive role in which you will be assisting students to reach their full potential? At Randstad we are looking for specialist mentors to work with students in the Huddersfield area with the aim of delivering high quality support to students throughout their academic career.

You will have a supportive and trustworthy relationship with your students helping them in areas such as managing anxiety and stress related issues as well helping students increase their problem solving and organisational skills. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a university setting and increase your skills in supporting students with acute mental health issues while also working on your own time scale.

Benefits:

28 days holiday pay pro rata - perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks
Flexible working hours, as you chose when you work
Flexible working - you will provide a mixture of face-to-face support on the university campuses and remote support where you can work from the comfort of your own home
Opportunities to also provide Counsellor or Mental Health Practitioner roles as these become availableResponsibilities:

Help manage anxiety and cope with stresses related to university life and other external pressures for students
Create an appropriate balance for the student for study related tasks and other life duties.
Improve the students overall confidence and self esteem where possible
Sometimes dealing with students with complex conditions including Autism Spectrum Conditions, ADHD and other emerging or currently mental health issues.
Explore coping strategies to help with new experiences Requirements:

Must have membership of (at least) one of the following organisations at the level (s) indicated:

Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP) - Full member.
The British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) - Accredited membership.
The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
Registered Member (MBACP)
Accredited Member (MBACP - Accred)
British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) - Under a member institution
British Psychological Society (BPS) - Chartered Member (CPsychol)/IAPT register/ Graduate Member (MBPsS) AND a PG qualification in Psychology or Mental Health
Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA) - Accredited (Other UK Professional body) Counsellor/Psychotherapist Member of COSCA This category of membership requires you to be currently accredited with another recognised UK professional body for counselling and psychotherapy
Federation of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners (FDAP) - also with a National Counsellor Accreditation Certificate (NCAC)
General Medical Council (GMC) - Psychiatry - Full member or above.
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) - Arts Therapist/ Occupational Therapist/ Practitioner Psychologist/ Social Worker in England
Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) - Accredited member
National Counselling Society (NCS) -
Accredited Registrants (MNCS Accred).
Accredited Professional Registrant (MNCS Prof Accred).
Senior Accredited Registrant status (MNCS Snr Accred).
NCS Fellowship (FNCS).
Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) - Mental Health Nurse/ Community Mental Health Nurse / Psychiatric Nurse
Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)
Social Care Wales (SCW)
Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC)
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) - Full clinical individual member
The University Mental Health Advisers Network (UMHAN) - UMHAN mentor member. (N.B. UMHAN accreditation routes are now closed).
Association of Christian Counsellors (UK) - Accredited Counsellor

If you would like more information around the position then please don't hesitate to contact X on (phone number removed) or

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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