Specialist Mentor (Non Medical Helper - Mental Health and/or ASC)

Falmouth University
July 21, 2024
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About The Role

We are seeking Specialist Mentors to support the academic progress of students at both Falmouth University and University of Exeter (Cornwall campuses).

This role involves providing mentoring to students with various and sometimes complex conditions including Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC), ADHD and mental health conditions. As part of this role, you will build professional working relationships with a caseload of students combining a person-centred approach with an understanding of the student's condition, to support them with their academic progress.

An important additional aspect of the work is efficient use of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) systems to communicate, book appointments and record sessions with students.

This role is campus-based, but you may be required to work with students online when this is their preference.

About You

As well as experience in working professionally with adults or young people in a supportive role, you will have membership of a professional body and qualifications as recognised within the “DfE Mandatory Criteria” for Specialist Mentors . (The details of accepted professional membership bodies are on pages 8 to 12).

We are particularly interested in hearing from mentors who are qualified and experienced in supporting students with autism as well as mental health. You will be a confident and competent IT user with experience of using CRMs and applications such as Microsoft Office. You will also have a good knowledge of using and incorporating Assistive Technology (AT) within the mentoring session.

For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description above.

Due to the nature of this role, you will be required to undertake a clear Enhanced with regulated activity DBS check.

This post is offered on a casual, hourly paid basis. If you have any questions about this role before applying, please email [email protected] for an informal discussion.

The closing date for the position is Sunday 21 July 2024.

Interviews will take place on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 August 2024.

About Us

As an employer of choice we can offer the successful candidate for this role a range of benefits, including:

- Employer Pension Contribution up to 10%.

- Life Assurance

- Subsidised Sports Centre Membership (Gym & Fitness Classes)

- Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pa y

- Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme (Tusker)

- Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme

- Salary Sacrifice Home & Tech Scheme

- Vivup Lifestyle Discounts

Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from working across two leading Universities.

Falmouth Exeter Plus welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

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