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Mentor
(One to One Mentoring)

16 hours per week, for 12 weeks at £11.50 per hour.
Fixed contract until October 2020.
Immediate Start

Our Place Support are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual with the skills and passion to hit the ground running as a Child Mentor, working with children across North Birmingham on a one to one basis on issues impacting on social, emotional and mental health wellbeing. Applicants are expected to hold the minimum of a Level 3 Mentoring qualification or equivalent and will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

Role

To support children and young people in a one to one mentoring environment through online and telephone support. This role will require you to work from home.

As a mentor you will plan and deliver bespoke sessions which will enable the mentee to explore issues, identify resolutions, set goals and monitor their own achievements. This role includes working with the wider team and our partner agencies to safeguard children and young people.

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 provide monitoring returns.

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

Benefits / Investment for Mentors:

 Training opportunities provided including mandatory Safeguarding training.
 Public Liability Insurance
 Ongoing line management support and practice supervision
 Matches will be made on the basis of interests, skills, background, knowledge, and temperament of both the child/young person and the mentor.

Application Process:

Applications must be submitted to mentoring@ourplacesupport.org (CVs will not be accepted)

Closing date for applications is 3rd July 2020

Interviews will be held by Zoom on 8th and 9th July 2020

Downloadable Documents:

Job Description

Person Specification

Mentor Application form