specialist mentor in chichester

24 September 2018
anna pylypczuk, randstad student support
job type
£ 25 - £ 28 per hour, + holiday pay of up to £3.35/hour
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chichester, south east
student support
job type
working hours
£ 25 - £ 28 per hour, + holiday pay of up to £3.35/hour
reference number
anna pylypczuk, randstad student support
0161 247 8800
apply now

job description

Are you looking for a role that allows you to help individuals achieve their academic goals? Do you need this role to be flexible and work around your current commitments?

We're recruiting a Specialist Mentor to work in Chichester.

We have students with disabilities/mental health conditions who are requiring one to one support in their Higher Education studies. We are looking for the right individuals to support our students to really make a difference. The Role is to start in September 2018.

Specialist mentors provide one to one assistance to students and work with an Individual Learning Plan (ILP). They encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning and to develop their skills.

They can help students to become more confident and independent learners so that they are able to use their enhanced skills, not only at university, but also to take with them into the workplace. Sessions are tailored to suit specific individual needs as each individual is different


* Flexible working hours
* 28 days holiday pay pro rata - up to £3.35/holiday hour
* £25-£28 per hour
* Working for the UK's leading provider
* Interacting directly with students


You will help your students with:

* Time Management
* Assignment Planning
* Writing
* Numeracy
* 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.


As this is a specialist role, 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 have the above and are interested in this rewarding part time role supporting students in Higher Education...we want to talk to you - Our number is 0161 247 88 00

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.


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