specialist mentor in high wycombe

job type
£ 20 per hour
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job details

high wycombe, south east
job category
student support
job type
working hours
£ 20 per hour
reference number
0161 247 8800
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job description

Are you looking for a flexible and rewarding role? Are you looking for a role that allows you to help individuals achieve their academic goals? If the answer to these questions is yes, we have the perfect role for you

Randstad Student & Worker Support is looking for motivated mentors to support students with additional/mental health needs at the Bucks New University. We are looking for the right individual who is dedicated to helping our students and really making a difference to their academic journey

Specialist mentors provide one to one assistance to students; using an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) which helps them to structure their sessions and support. Mentors should motivate and encourage the students to become independent and confident as they enter academic life. The mentoring support should enable students to develop their own skill set and provide them with further tools that they can take beyond University and into the workplace. The sessions should be adapted to meet the students individual needs


Flexible working hours - you choose your own hours

28 days holiday pay pro rata - perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks

£20- 25 per hour - you will receive this rate, plus your benefits such as holiday pay

Working for the UK's leading provider - you're in safe hands

Interacting directly with students - YOU help them to achieve their goals


Helping students with their: Time Management, Assignment Planning



Enhancing social skills & 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.


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

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.


If you meet the above requirements and are interested in this role, apply now!

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.


ability to recognise when to refer to other services,background in care,counselling,delivery of non-subject specific learning strategies,empathy,good written communication,grammar,in-depth knowledge of specific disability,listening,managing case-loads,multitasking,one-to-one support,oral communication,organisation,presentation,previous experience dealing with students with learning disabilities,scribe,spelling,time management,understanding of demands of study,working with students,written communication


high school,college,university

educational requirements

BDA (full professional membership),postgraduate ce