Specialist Mental Health / ASD Mentor - Scunthorpe

25.00 - 29.00 GBP Hourly + GBP25 - GBP29/hour
11 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Specialist Mental Health / ASD Mentor in Scunthorpe

Are you passionate about providing support for students with disabilities? Do you have experience supporting students in an educational environment? If the answer is yes we want to hear from you! We are looking for someone who is able to encourage students to become effective independent learners and to help them achieve their academic goals.

Our aim here at Randstad is to maintain excellent standards of student support, which will help them go on to becoming independent and successful learners. Therefore, the role you provide is key to this becoming a success.

The role would require you to support student's on a one to one basis. In return, we will provide you with flexible working hours and the opportunity to develop your skills in academic support and student care.

Other benefits include:

* Competitive Rates of Pay GBP26 - GBP29 per hour
* Holiday Pay per rata
* Free DBS
* Dedicated Consultant

We are looking for Specialist Mentors who are interested in helping students suffering with Autistic Spectrum Disorders or mental health issues.


* To provide one-to-one support around the Scunthorpe area to students with disabilities, mental health conditions or ASDs.
* To work with students to develop their coping skills to enable them to deal with anxiety, stress, and concentration difficulties, times management, practising workload and creating a healthy work-life balance.
* To understand professional boundaries and to not act as a counsellor or mental health advocate.
* To effectively manage your own caseload and booking of appointments.
* To report student attendance daily via the Opus system.


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

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 feel this is the opportunity for you and have the desire to make a real difference, then apply online today. Thank 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

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