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Specialist Mental Health Mentor

De Montfort University - Student & Academic Services

Location: Leicester
Salary: £34,804 to £38,017
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 1st October 2020
Closes: 1st November 2020
Job Ref: D-61261320-02

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

Faculty / Directorate

Student and Academic Services is responsible for providing a wide and diverse range of services to all our students including Admissions, Graduation, Student Welfare, Careers & Employability, Student Finance and Academic Quality.


As the Specialist Mental Health Mentor you will help students who are experiencing a range of mental health conditions to identify barriers to learning created by their impairment and develop useful strategies that help them achieve their academic potential. You will provide efficient and effective services and excellent standards of customer care, working to defined service standards supporting the learning, teaching and research needs of users on and off campus. A key feature of the role will be working with academic colleagues and other service personnel and the delivery of online and face to face support. Please note, the following roles are being advertised, and the salary shown will be pro rata'd accordingly: Full-time x 3 (37 hours per week) Term-time only (30 weeks) Part-time x 1(30 hours per week) Term-time + 7 weeks into summer period (37 weeks)

Ideal Candidate

You will be educated to a degree level and have at least one DSA-QAG compliant qualification. You will have experience in a relevant role dealing with administrative and information management systems and have the ability to assess complex needs. It is imperative for you to demonstrate your knowledge in mental health conditions.

De Montfort University is committed to providing a working and learning environment that enriches lives, supports individuals to reach their full potential, and where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. As an educator and shaper of society, the university aims to role model positive behaviours both within the university and to reflect the diversity of the wider community. As such we welcome applications from all potential candidates.

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