specialist mentor in barnsley

30 July 2018
adam haynes, randstad student support
job type
£ 25 - £ 27 per hour
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barnsley, yorkshire and the humber
student support
job type
working hours
£ 25 - £ 27 per hour
reference number
adam haynes, randstad student support
0161 200 1930
apply now

job description

Do you want a job that is flexible and work around all your commitments? Do you want to help others along the way? Make students at Barnsley university achieve their academic goals.

We are looking to recruit a Specialist Mentor to work at Barnsley university

We are looking for the right individuals to support and improve the lives of our students. The role will start in September 2018.


* Flexible working hours on a part-time basis - you can choose your own hours
* A competitive hourly pay rate plus additional benefits, e.g. 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


Providing individual support to students with mental health disabilities. You will help your students with

Coping with the stresses and anxieties related to university life
Providing specialist specifically tailored support for students to address barriers to learning
Building strategies to help with independent learning
Addressing difficulties such as time management, prioritising workload and creating a work-life balance

You will work closely with Randstad regarding the needs of individual students, ensuring 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.


You MUST be 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
* Ability to identify ways of helping students to build on their learning strengths
* Maintaining a confidential and professional working relationship
* Ensuring the student's needs are made the main priority at all time

If this is you then apply right now! Please give me a call for more information if needed on 0161 200 1930 ask for Conor

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.


previous experience dealing with students with learning disabilities,working with students



educational requirements

bachelors degree