Disability & Dyslexia Team Mentor (casual post)

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: The City of Brighton and Hove, ENGLAND
Deadline: 14 Aug 2020

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Student Operations and Support
Location:  Brighton and Eastbourne
Salary:  £22,659 to £25,482 pro rata
Closing Date:  Sunday 05 January 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  SOMENTOR-19-389-R

You will join our team of specialist mentors offering individual support for students to gain equal access to their studies by providing guidance with non-subject specific study skills such as developing organisational skills, managing workloads and time management, as well as maintaining academic progress. We require specialist mentors to work with autistic students and students with mental health conditions.

You will have proven and demonstrable experience of working individually with adults with mental health conditions and Asperger syndrome/autism, as well as a high level of analytical and problem solving ability.

We require mentors at our Brighton (particularly Moulsecoomb) and Eastbourne sites and ideally mentors will be able to commit to a minimum of two days a week, providing regular and consistent support. Each mentoring session will consist of mentoring and preparation work.

*PLEASE NOTE due to government legislation all mentors must have membership of certain professional bodies so we cannot accept applications from those that do not meet this criteria. 

Please check Pages 9/10 of the Mandatory Criteria for NMH registration document attached prior to making an application.

In addition, a DBS check will be required for this role.  Interviews will be held in late January 2020.

Further details:

The University of Brighton is committed to equality and embraces diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.  We welcome all applicants and are committed to providing a supportive and flexible working environment.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

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