Specialist Mentor (Mental Health Condition)

Nationwide, UK

£28.00 + £3.38 holiday pay per hour

We are recruiting Nationwide for Specialist Mentors to provide one-to-one support to students with a mental health condition studying in higher education.

You will be working with students, providing strategies to develop their skills in managing the impact of their mental health condition(s) on their academic experience. This could include providing strategies to manage anxiety in stressful situations, to develop concentration skills and time management skills, as well as prioritising workloads and creating schedules of work-life balance.

We offer:

  • In-person and online tutor assignments
  • Flexible working hours to suit your availability
  • Competitive hourly pay rate, plus holiday pay per hour (£3.38 for this role)
  • Continuous Professional Development allowance
  • Free CPD accredited online training on relevant topics
  • Workplace pension scheme

Applicants should have a degree or equivalent and knowledge/experience of working with adults with a mental health condition. You must also hold membership (at the required level) of a relevant professional body, such as:

  • The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) - Registered Member (MBACP)/ Accredited Member (MBACP – Accred)
  • British Psychological Society (BPS) - Chartered Member (CPsychol)/ IAPT register/ Graduate Member (MBPsS) AND a PG qualification in Psychology or Mental Health
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or Social Work England - Arts Therapist/ Occupational Therapist/ Practitioner Psychologist/ Social worker in England
  • National Counselling Society (NCS) - Accredited Registrants (MNCS Accred)/ Accredited Professional Registrant (MNCS Prof Accred)/ Senior Accredited Registrant status (MNCS Snr Accred)/ NCS Fellowship (FNCS)
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) – Mental Health Nurse/ Community Mental Health nurse / Psychiatric Nurse
  • UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) - Full clinical individual member
  • The University Mental Health Advisers Network (UMHAN) - Mentor member
    • This list is not exhaustive so if you hold an alternative membership please contact us to discuss this.