Join Our Team – Mentor – 15 Hours per week, Term Time Only

Mentor

(One to One and Group Mentoring)

15 hours per week, term time only at £11.70 per hour.

Our Place Support are seeking an enthusiastic individual with the skills and passion to hit the ground running as a Mentor, working with children and young people across North Birmingham on a one to one and group basis on issues impacting on social, emotional and mental health wellbeing.

Role

To support children and young people in a one to one or group mentoring environment.

This role will require the Mentor to plan and deliver bespoke one to one sessions which will enable the mentee to explore issues, identify solutions, set goals and monitor their own achievements.

Mentors are also required to lead group mentoring sessions in schools or other community venues providing both preventative education in mental health and wellbeing to groups of up to 30 children and young people and targeted early intervention work for smaller groups of 10-15.

Mentors are responsible for communicating with stakeholders including schools and will on occasions be required to submit reports based on their mentoring. Mentors will also be required to engage in practice supervision, team meetings and training sessions and to undertake admin tasks in relation to their mentoring practice. Mentors will work together with the wider team, our partner schools and agencies to safeguard children and young people at all times.

Successful Mentors will have personal qualities that reflect the ethos of Our Place Support; being caring, supportive and encouraging.

Benefits / Investment for Mentors:

  • Access to regular training opportunities
  • Ongoing line management support and practice supervision
  • Personal development planning and annual appraisals
  • Public Liability Insurance

Application Process:

Applications are to be made using the below application form, we encourage applicants to consider the Job Description and Person Specification before applying and contact Beth on 0121 354 40 80 or mentoring@ourplacesupport.org with any questions or for an informal discussion.