Specialist Mentor

Randstad Student Support
28.00 - 28.00 GBP Annual + GBP28/hour Holiday Pay & Other Benefits
22 Aug 2019
19 Sep 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Is a new challenge on the horizon for you? Do you want to make a difference and help students fulfil their academic potential?

Interested? Then Randstad have the perfect opportunity for you..

Ready for the new academic year we are recruiting a specialist mentor for September 2019 to provide students with disabilities/mental health conditions support throughout their studies.

As a Randstad mentor you will tailor an individual learning plan for each students specific needs, and help every student you support become a more confident and independent learner. You will help students to develop ways to implement their enhanced skills not only for university, but for later life also.


Flexible working hours
28 days holiday pay pro rata - up to GBP3.35/holiday hour
GBP28 per hour
Working for the UK's leading provider
Interacting directly with studentsResponsibilities:

You will help your students with:

Time Management
Assignment Planning
Enhancing social skills and confidence
Developing skills for managing academic stressYou 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) MemberTo 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 skillsIdeally you will have experience in working with specific learning difficulties individuals in higher or further education.

Peeked your interest and feel like you would be suitable? Then please get in touch we would love to hear from you!

Apply now or contact us on (phone number removed) if you have any questions or require further information.

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