Specialist Mentor

United Kingdom
Feb 06, 2019
Feb 26, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Would you like to support the academic progress of students with barriers to learning?

Are you experienced in working professionally with adults or young people in a supportive role?

Do you have active listening skills?


As a specialist mentor you will be responsible for providing mentoring to students with various and sometimes complex conditions including Autism Spectrum Conditions, ADHD, mental health conditions, communication or organisation difficulties and medical conditions. You will build professional working relationships with a case load of students combining a person centred approach with an understanding of the student's condition, to support students with their academic progress.

You will have a membership of a professional body and qualification as recognised within the “Mandatory Qualifications & Professional Body Registration Criteria” for Specialist Mentors (document available to download from https://dsa-qag.org.uk/application/files/9814/8569/8331/Mandatory_criteria_for_NMH_registration_V2.8.pdf. The details of accepted professional membership bodies are on p6&7).

You will bring experience of supporting and directing students that may be in distress, have experience of Higher Education and excellent communication skills. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: Abigail Rollinson, Support Worker Team Assistant Tel: +44 (0)113 34 37547 Email: a.l.rollinson@leeds.ac.uk

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