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Mentor for Students with Mental Health Difficulties

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Job description

Teaching Personnel is working with a Birmingham seocndary based south of the city who are recrutiing for a specific role  to join their team. They are looking for someone to work at a Mental Health Mentor, working with a variety of students with various needs. 

This role is to start as soon as possible, and for the right candidate will go permanent following a Temp to Perm period providing both parties are happy.


Main Duties and responsibilities

  • To support allocated students on a 1:1 basis with the practical impact of their mental health difficulties on their academic experience
  • To work closely and communicate effectively with the schools specialisy SEND team and support liaison with academic staff 
  • To deliver focused interventions to build confidence and motivate your students to attend their timetabled sessions and undertake the independent study required to maintain engagement in schools
  • To complete work plans in the time frame given for different students


The ideal candidate will have

  • Be qualified to dergree level as a minimum 
  • Experience in studying or working in an education setting to ensure understanding and relation to a diverse range of learners and staff within the institution
  • Sound knowledge of how mental health conditions impact on academic performance
  • Committed to working within the social model of mental health support and experience of psycho-social interventions
  • Experience of supporting people with mental health conditions

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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