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Specialist Mentor (DSA funded) (12 month fixed term)

Student Advisory and Wellbeing Services

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £36,438 per annum - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 10 July 2022
Reference:  0622-266

Full-Time, Fixed Term (until July 2023)

Applications are invited for the post of Specialist Mentor in the Wellbeing Department - Disability & Neurodiversity team at Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London, is ranked in the top 25 of all UK universities. We are a pioneering university, steeped in history and culture, yet constantly evolving and adapting to the demands of modern higher education. Through world class research, the dedication of our staff and the feel of the Royal Holloway experience, ours is a community that inspires individuals to succeed academically, socially and personally

As a specialist adviser you will provide one to one assistance to students with mental health conditions and / or autistic spectrum condition who have Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) funding.  You will assist students in developing strategies to overcome any barriers to their learning. The post holder will be required to meet the DSA mandatory qualifications for this role which are detailed in the job description. As per current DSA guidance, students are offered the option of online (MS Teams) or face to face support.

We are ideally looking for someone who is able to commit to this post full time but would also consider applications from those interested in an 0.8 FTE post.  The role will require a minimum of three days on campus in Egham each week.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Julie Wright (Head of Disability and Neurodiversity) on

Please quote the reference: 0622-266

Closing date: 23:59 10 July 2022

Interview Date: TBC

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

Further details:    Job Description     Person Specification    
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Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.



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