Mentor for Young People

Barnet, London
Up to £135 per day
Part Time

This role needs:

Experience in the therapeutic experience, whether this is CBT, NLP, Counselling or Coaching. The caseload of young people are students who would benefit from extra support and intervention in developing key skills and strategies to help them be successful in school as well as supporting them in accessing and securing a positive Post 16 destination.

Knowledge of accreditation and qualifications frameworks.

Ability to give impartial, productive advice and guidance that focuses on and further develops the strengths of the individual and as well as supporting their needs.

  • Able to demonstrate the impact of delivering excellent customer service
  • Able to contribute to the effective delivery of equality of opportunity in both service delivery and employment
  • A ‘can-do’ and flexible approach with the ability to adapt to changing priorities and manage multiple workloads

Able to add value to the role by being proactive in providing assistance without requiring specific requests to be made

  • Can demonstrate the effective use of written and verbal communication skills to provide a high quality service to customers
  • Good verbal and written English
  • Enthusiastic, inspiring, motivating and articulate communicator

Good understanding of boundaries and confidentiality

  • Understands the key functions of a local Council and the broad roles of service areas
  • Recognises the advantages of working with others across the council
  • Builds strong working relationships, and seeks out views of people outside of their team
  • Appreciates the political make-up and decision making processes of the council

Shares information and knowledge with those outside of own team.

  • Readily and effectively works with representatives of partner organisations
  • Has a broad understanding of the wider local government context

Recognises the importance to the council of active partnership working

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