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Job Title: Part-Time Support Mentor for Adults with Additional needs and Disabilities

Location:  Sapphire Partnership

St George’s House

2 St George’s Road



Hours: 18 hours per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

Salary: £10.42 per hour

Contract: 12 month period

About Us: As a charitable organisation, Sapphire Partnership is a leading provider of support services for young adults with additional needs and disabilities working towards their independence. We are dedicated to empowering individuals to lead fulfilling lives and reach their full potential. We are currently seeking a Part-Time Support Mentor to join our team and make a positive impact on the lives of the individuals we serve.

Job Description:

As a Part-Time Support Mentor, you will play a crucial role in providing support, guidance, and assistance to young adults with  additional needs and disabilities. You will work closely with individuals to help them develop essential life skills, build independence, and participate in meaningful activities within the community. Your compassionate and patient approach will be key to fostering a safe and inclusive environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one support to adults with additional needs and disabilities in their daily activities.

  • Assist individuals in developing essential life skills, including cooking, budgeting, and personal hygiene.

  • Contribute to the development of personalised support plans to meet the needs of each individual.

  • Encourage community participation and social integration.

  • Foster a safe and inclusive environment that promotes independence and self-confidence and report any concerns or incidents to the supervisor.

  • Attend training sessions and meetings as required to enhance your skills and knowledge.


  • Previous experience working with young adults with additional needs and disabilities is desirable but not essential.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Empathy, patience, and a compassionate approach to support.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Reliable, punctual, and committed to the role.

  • Willingness to undergo background checks and relevant training.

  • Hold a current UK driving licence and be willing to drive.


  • Competitive hourly wage of £10.42.

  • Opportunities for professional development and training.

  • Supportive and inclusive working environment.

  • Meaningful work that makes a positive impact on the lives of others.

Equality and Diversity Statement:

Sapphire Partnership is committed to meeting equality and diversity standards. In pursuit of this commitment, we are actively seeking to recruit a male candidate for this position to bring diversity to our all-female staff team. We believe that diverse perspectives and experiences contribute to a richer and more inclusive work environment. However, we also welcome applications from candidates of all genders and backgrounds.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of  young adults with additional needs and disabilities and meet the qualifications for this role, we encourage you to apply. Please request an application form by contacting and return the completed form including a cover letter detailing why you are interested in this position.

Application Deadline: Midnight on the 9th of October 2023

Sapphire Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

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