specialist mental health mentor support worker in rotherham

30 November 2018
jonathan ratcliffe, randstad student support
job type
£ 20 - £ 27 per hour
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rotherham, yorkshire and the humber
student support
job type
working hours
£ 20 - £ 27 per hour
reference number
jonathan ratcliffe, randstad student support
0161 247 8800
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job description

Specialist Mentor Support Worker

Are you passionate about helping reduce the impact Mental Health challenges can have on people's lives? Use your knowledge and skills to be the change in people's lives.

It is apparent more than ever the significant impact Mental Health can have on people's lives, but you can be the one to help these students face and overcome these issues.

We want you to build close, meaningful relationships with students so that your expertise impacts on their lives both in the present but also in their future.

You will enjoy the following benefits:

* Helping students in Rotherham, covering a wide array of courses.
* Continued training and professional development with our accredited in-house Autism Awareness training.
* Flexible working hours so you can tailor your working hours to suit your schedule!
* Competitive rates of £20-27.00 per hour (depending on the assignment)
* 28 days holiday pro rata

Key Responsibilities:

* Providing one-to-one support to students with disabilities, mental health conditions or recognised on the Autism Spectrum.
* Working closely with individual students to develop coping mechanisms to aid them with high skills and anxiety and stress levels that they will experience throughout studies.
* Developing and introducing strategies to deal with time management, managing workload and creating a healthy work-life balance.
* Understanding professional boundaries, not acting as a counsellor or mental health advocate.
* Effectively managing your own caseload and booking of Mentoring sessions.
* To report student attendance daily via the Opus system to ensure students remain on track for academic progression and success.


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

Lets continue to make the stigma of Mental Health a thing of tomorrow by applying here today.

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,delivery of non-subject specific learning strategies,empathy,listening,one-to-one support,oral communication,previous experience dealing with students with learning disabilities,working with students



educational requirements

bachelors degree