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Edinburgh College, EH11 4DE
£31.38 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
25 hours per week

Clear Links Support is recruiting for One-to-One Specialist Mentors to support students with disabilities and mental health conditions studying in Edinburgh.

You will be working with students to provide strategies develop their skills in the management of the impact of the condition or impairment on their academic experience. To manage anxiety, to develop concentration skills, time management skills, to prioritise workloads and create schedules of work-life balance. This also includes skills in acquiring, recalling, and retaining information in written and spoken language, and strategies to develop memory, organisation, attention and numeracy skills.

Work will be available from August 2024.

Pay: £28 per hour plus £3.38 holiday pay per hour.

We offer:

• Flexible working hours to suit your availability

• Competitive hourly pay rate, plus holiday pay per hour (£3.38 for this role)

• Continuous Professional Development allowance

• Free CPD accredited online training on relevant topics

• Workplace pension scheme

• A dedicated team of office staff and a single point of contact to support you in the role

Applicants must be based in Edinburgh and able to provide in person support at one or more of the following Edinburgh College campuses: Sighthill, Milton Road, Granton, Midlothian.

It is desirable if applicants can also provide in person support at one or more of the following Edinburgh Napier campuses: Sighthill, Merchiston, Craiglockhart.

Applicants must have:

A degree

AND one of the following:

  • Membership of a relevant professional body such as BACP, NCPS, HCPC, BPS, UKCP, COSCA, UMHAN. This is not an exhaustive list, please contact us if you have any questions about relevant membership.
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification
  • Professional experience supporting individuals with disabilities

It is desirable that applicants have experience in a similar role within the last five years.

A PVG check organised by Clear Links is required as part of the onboarding process.