Specialist Mental Health Mentors

We are looking for specialist mental health mentors within the West Midlands.

Main role:

Working on a 1:1 basis with University students from around the West Midlands. You will help them with practical strategies to develop resilience and coping mechanisms whilst they are studying.

Mentors need to be:

  • Organised.
  • Excellent communicators.
  • Have a good understanding of mental health.
  • Experience working with individuals who have mental health difficulties.
  • Able to travel.
  • To make use of supervision.
  • To keep accurate records.

To be a mentor you need the following:

Vocational qualification: in Social Work, Occupational Therapy,  Teaching, or    Psychiatric Nursing.

Registration to a Professional auditing body : Association of Child                          Psychotherapists, BABCP accreditation, BACP individual or MBACP, British                    Psychoanalytic Council – under a member institution, British Psychological Society      Chartered Member (CPsychol)/IAPT register/ Graduate Member (MBPsS) AND also    PG qualification in Psychology or Mental Health, COSCA accredited member, FDAP      (NCAC), General Medical Council (GMC) – Psychiatry, Health and Care Professions      Council (HCPC) (Arts Therapist/ Occupational Therapist/ Practitioner Psychologist/      Social worker in England), IACP accredited member, National Counselling Society          (Senior Accredited Member or above), Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) –              Mental Health Nurse/ community Mental Health nurse / Psychiatric Nurse, Social        worker body for Scotland SSSC/ Wales CCWales/ NI (NISCC) or UKCP full clinical        individual member.

Or  a degree and Comprehensive training in adult autism which must            include:All 5 NAS core autism online training modules or NAS tutor-led course OR      Holds a PG Certificate in Autism / PG Certificate in Asperger’s.

A full DBS.

Self Employed.

Salary: £25 per hour

Benefits: Flexible hours.

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