specialist mentor in kent

job type
£ 20 per hour
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job details

job category
student support
job type
£ 20 per hour
reference number
0161 247 8800
apply now

job description

Specialist Mentor

Are you looking for a student focused role that makes a real difference? Are you passionate about Mental Health, well being, and want a fulfilling role working closely with students to achieve their full potential?

If so, we have the perfect role for you.

Our Ethos is to empower our students to be successful and strive in their academic education, both now and in the future. This means that we are looking for dedicated Mentors to work closely with students, building meaningful relationships and tailoring support to their individual needs.

Your expertise is vital to ensuring these students have the best opportunity to succeed.

You will enjoy the following benefits:

* Flexible working hours
* Competitive Rates of Pay £20 - £28 per hour
* Dedicated Consultant
* Holiday Pay pro rata

We are looking for Specialist Mentors who are passionate about helping students who require Mental Health support.

Key Responsibilities:

* Developing and introducing strategies to deal with time management, managing workload and creating a healthy work-life balance.
* Providing one-to-one support at excellent colleges in the West Kent area to students with disabilities, mental health conditions or recognised on the Autism Spectrum.
* Working closely with individual students to develop their coping skills and empower them to deal with anxiety, stress, and concentration difficulties.
* Understanding professional boundaries, not acting as a counsellor or mental health advocate.
* Effectively managing your own caseload and booking of Mentoring sessions.
* Updating student attendance daily via the OPUS system online.


Full or associate membership of one of the below bodies;

* Association of Child Psychotherapists; BABCP accreditation; BACMP/MBACP membership; British Psychoanalytic Council; British Psychological Member (alongside a PG qualification in Psychology or Mental Health);COSCA accredited; FDAP (NACA);General Medical Council Psychiatry; Health and Care Professions Council; IACP membership; Nursing and Midwifery Council; Social Worker Body for Scotland or Wales; UKCP full clinical member; UMHAN member

Desirable Qualifications:

Autism / Asperger's Qualifications of one of the below;

* All NAS core autism online training modules
* Holds a PG Certificate in Autism / PG Certificate in Aspergers

If you have a desire to make a long-lasting difference for these students then apply online today.

If you have any questions or are interested in this role then please contact Ellen Dolan on 0161 247 8800. We look forward to hearing from you.

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.