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Mentor Relationship Manager North Region

  • Full time
  • £28,000 – £32,000
  • Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Highland and Shetland
  • Closing 31st March 2022

  • Advertised from 14th March 2022
  • Permanent


Are you searching for a position with purpose? A role to make a real difference? Where your time can be transformational?

Join an award-winning charity and passionate team dedicated to ensuring the country’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged young people are defined by their talent and never their circumstances. Our in-school mentoring has profound impacts on mentees in their confidence, wellbeing, achievement and post-school progression. MCR Mentors make and experience a life changing difference.

MCR Pathways is a national, award-winning mentoring programme dedicated to addressing the long-standing inequality in education outcomes, career opportunities and life chances for young people in care and those experiencing vulnerability or disadvantage.

In 2021 MCR were winners of a prestigious UK Centre for Social Justice Award CSJ award. The CSJ produced this film about MCR young person Emily and her mentor Elaine.

Watch Emily's Story

We are recruiting a Mentor Relationship Manager (North Region) covering Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Highland and Shetland, to lead on the engagement and vital ongoing support of our community of life changing volunteer mentors. You’ll establish a deeply personal service that inspires every volunteer and individual to feel a hugely valued part of the MCR family and cause. This is exceptional customer service and relationship building in practice for a cause that matters for a lifetime. You will be a motivated, committed and resilient person who can lead from the front and be the mentor champion for each of the young people, schools, ambassadors, mentors, their employers and the communities we serve.

The successful candidate will be joining our organisation at a time of exciting growth, where we are launching into new local authorities and developing our programme.

The successful candidate will be joining our organisation at a time of exciting growth, where we are launching into new local authorities and developing our programme.

Read the Person Specification

Application notes

Closing Date: Thursday 31st March 2022, 9AM

Interviews: Thursday 7th April 2022

To apply please visit our website

Please complete the application form (CVs will not be accepted) and explain (referring to the job description, person specification and providing examples from your current or previous roles) in under 1000 words why you would be excellent in this role.

Please note, the role will be subject to a PVG check and two satisfactory references, one of which must be from your current or most recent employer.

MCR Pathways subscribes to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) regarding disclosure & barring.

MCR Pathways is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a DBS check. Applications to process DBSs will only be submitted once the successful candidate has accepted the offer of a position.

MCR Pathways is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.