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OUR MENTORSHIP SCHEME

About:

The Several Seats Mentorship Scheme aims to empower women aspiring to become mental health professionals. The scheme offers personal and professional mentoring and supported learning through a 6 months programme. Mentors and mentees are matched according to goals, skillset and career objectives

Members of the programme will be required to meet at least once  a month and attend monthly skill based workshops.

The programme operates on an online cloud-based application (and mobile app) which allows relationships to be managed remotely, with opportunities to meet face to face. 

 

Aims of the scheme:

This scheme provides support to women to develop and strengthen their portfolio as well as get their foot through the door of a competitive and demanding industry. The scheme also provided support for those at the academic stage. 

 

We address the imbalance of diversity and inclusiveness within mental health services. In the longer term, this scheme helps to achieve the strategic aim of increasing the number of women from ethnic minority backgrounds in mental health services and on mental health courses across the UK. 

 

What the scheme offers:

This scheme offers a specified number of mentoring opportunities, which aim to provide mentees with encouragement, support and advice from experienced professionals. 

 

Eligibility criteria:

The scheme is open to women from ethnic minority backgrounds at ANY stage of their career and ALL  age groups. We are accepting applications for both Mentor and Mentees.

Mentees and Mentors will be expected to committee to at least 1 hour a month for their one to one sessions.

Please note *You must be available  for the online Pushfar system training on Friday 14th July, Time: 14:00pm for Mentors and 11am for Mentees  Where: Via Zoom 

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The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.

- Steven Spielberg

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