How it works.
We undertake a rigorous recruitment process to ensure that mentors have the skills, motivation and commitment to make a positive impact on their mentee. All mentors are also required to undertake background checks, i.e. DBS checks. We usually recruit mentors who satisfy the criteria set out below:
Prior to commencing mentoring, all mentors are trained to ensure that they understand their role and are equipped with the skills and knowledge required to support their mentees. Training covers the following topics:
Mentors are also trained to address the following:
Mentors are trained to plan sessions and to focus on: