Surrey Care Trust is a local charity supporting young people (11-18 years) with mild to moderate mental health difficulties who would benefit from one to one support.

As part of a new wellbeing partnership with CAMHS, you could help bring out the best in a young person and improve their wellbeing. As a mentor you will have the opportunity to be a safe, positive role model for a young person who is in need of guidance and support.         

  Our upcoming training dates for Wellbeing Mentoring are:

                 

 

What skills do I need?

Applicants should:

•         Be aged over 18

•         Preferably, hold a valid UK driving license and have access to a vehicle

•         Be able to build trust with a mentee

•         Have excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skills

•         Be honest, respectful and sensitive

•         Have the ability to motivate and enthuse

•         Have the ability to empathise

•         Be able to work on their own initiative to build the mentoring relationship at the same time as being aware of their own limits and accessing help when required

•         Be patient, flexible and reliable

•         Put the needs of the mentee in front of own needs to gain results

•         Have common sense, resilience and a good sense of humour

•         Be willing to accept a challenge and try something different

•         Be able to receive guidance and constructive comments, and try new ways of working if necessary

•         Good organisational skills

  • Mental Health
  • Young People
  • Mentoring

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Availability Details

1-2 hours a week, flexible days/times The Wellbeing Mentoring scheme works with young people across Surrey. You will be matched with a mentee in your local area with a maximum of 30 minutes travel (Mileage/travel expenses paid).

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