Mentor - High Needs Students
We are seeking to appoint a Mentor for High Need Students. Reporting to the Head of Learning Support, you will meet with students who have been referred by Learning Support to receive mentoring on a one-to-one basis, supporting them to find solutions to their problems, agreeing targets and working towards desired outcomes. You will help the students with issues such as managing emotions, problems relating to family and friendships, self-confidence and sexuality.
You should have experience of working with young people in a supportive capacity and will have excellent communication, listening and inter-personal skills. You should be able to demonstrate an ability to engage effectively and build trust with young people whilst maintain confidentiality and professional boundaries. A good understanding of Safeguarding issues is essential, and a qualification in coaching, counselling or mentoring is desirable.
HCUC is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all people, irrespective of disability, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, transsexual or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion/faith or pregnancy and maternity leave.
Disclosure and Barring Service checks
HCUC (Harrow & Uxbridge College) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and we expect all staff to share this commitment. To ensure that we meet our safeguarding commitments we will carry out all necessary pre-employment checks, including undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check for all successful candidates.
Please apply via the link.