|Salary:||£37,386 to £40,745 per annum, Grade F|
|Placed On:||26th May 2023|
|Closes:||25th June 2023|
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.
A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.
Faculty / Directorate
Library and Student Services is a busy, dynamic service offering a broad range of support across five locations to De Montfort University staff and students and visitors with a user population of ca, 28,000 with daily visits in excess of 6000 users. Our main Kimberlin Library is open 24/7/365 offering a range of support services to users during 74 hours of staffed operation over seven days of the week.
This is an exciting time to join the directorate as we continue to develop our services and accommodation to enhance the student experience.
As a Specialist Mental Health Mentor, you will support students who are experiencing a range of mental health conditions, to identify barriers to learning and develop useful strategies that help them achieve their academic potential. You will deliver high standard mental health mentoring via effective assessment and intervention practices. You will work to defined service standards, supporting the learning, teaching and research needs of a diverse range of students. A key feature of the role will be working in partnership with academic and Wellbeing colleagues as well as a range of external agencies, including delivery of training to university staff. Support will be offered to students both online and face to face.
Please note, this role is part-time, 30 hours a week. The salary for this role will be pro-rata'd accordingly. This is a hybrid role.
You will be educated to a degree level and have at least one DSA-QAG compliant qualification. You will have experience in a relevant Mental Health related role, be adept at assessment and support planning with an ability to work with complex needs. It is imperative for you to be able to demonstrate your knowledge in mental health conditions, risk assessment & safeguarding. You will have a proven ability to be able to work independently and be confident in dealing with administrative and information management systems.
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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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