Student Support (NMH)

Yorlinc now offers student support.

Specialist Mentor Help and Study Skills Tutoring to provide consistent and reliable support throughout your academic journey.

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Let's Talk Support - A Guide to Specialist Mentor Help and Study Skills Tutoring

Whether you are currently packing your bags with all the uni essentials, or have already unpacked those bags and are settling into university life, we guarantee that this new and exciting chapter will be full of fun experiences and opportunities! But the great memories made also come with great challenges, and it can’t be denied that university life isn’t easy. That’s why at Yorlinc, we provide Specialist Mentor Help and Study Skills Tutoring to ensure that you have access to a consistent, reliable support system throughout the entire duration of your studies.

What is Specialist Mentor Help?

Your specialist mentor, also referred to as ‘non-medical help’ or ‘support worker,’ is awarded to you if you are deemed eligible for this service in your DSA assessment. By assisting you with your mental health and wellbeing, the support worker will identify the barriers affecting your academic journey and develop strategies tailored to you to ensure these barriers are easier to manage and overcome.

There are two types of Specialist Mentoring which we provide:

· Specialist Mentoring in Mental Health.

· Specialist Mentoring in ASC (Autism Spectrum Condition).

By booking in with your mentor, you can adopt a variety of skills and techniques which help improve your wellbeing.

Specialist Mentor Help can teach you how to:

· Manage your anxiety and stress.

· Develop organisational skills.

· Create structured daily routines and habits

· Communicate with university staff and tutors.

· Enhance communication skills.

· Form and maintain effective relationships.

· Improve your confidence and self esteem.

· Identify barriers resulting from diagnosed conditions.

· Use practical strategies to overcome your diagnosed conditions.

Whilst we are not a therapy service, and we cannot diagnose individuals, our fully qualified and trained support workers can help manage the challenges that arise from your conditions. What we offer is a collaborative relationship – an unbiased, non-judgemental dynamic where you can speak in confidentiality about any concerns or worries you may be dealing with. The Yorlinc support workers are extremely knowledgeable and also specialise in signposting students to various other services if needed. We aim to support you in every way that we can.

What is Study Skills Tutoring?

Your Study Skills Tutor, also referred to as ‘non-medical help’ or ‘support worker,’ is awarded to you if you are deemed eligible for this service in your DSA assessment. The support worker aims to enhance and improve your academic skills and strengths, identifying areas which require improvement, as well as identifying and expanding on your current educational strengths.

There are two types of Study Skills Tutoring which we provide:

· Study Skills SPLD (Specific Learning Differences).

· Study Skills ASC (Autism Spectrum Condition).

By booking in with the tutor, you can delve into various techniques and skills which improve your work/life balance, as well as reframe how you approach your studies.

Study Skills Tutoring can teach you how to:

· Manage deadlines.

· Organise your time effectively.

· Apply for extensions.

· Write an effective intro or conclusion.

· Take effective notes in seminars/lectures.

· Write for different styles of assignments.

· Revise and plan productively.

· Paraphrase effectively.

…and many more academic areas! Discussions with your support worker will clarify what it is you need help with specifically. There are so many skills to learn and develop in these sessions.

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Why should I book in my sessions?

If you have been awarded the incredible support that our company has to offer, then you have an array of perks to utilise throughout your education. Here are just a few of the many benefits experienced with accessing this support:

· Improve your mental health and wellbeing.

· Have a support network away from home.

· Gain independence and confidence in both academic and personal life.

· Develop your writing, reading, and time-management techniques.

· Establish and maintain a healthy work/life balance.

· Manage your anxiety/stress.

· Gain transferable skills that you can carry with you into life after graduation.

Next Steps:

This Service is all about you.

We recognise that every student’s experience is different.

The individualistic approach is what makes our services so valuable – we work with you, alongside you, for you!

And better yet, you have the control. You can choose to have your sessions either face-to-face, online, or a mixture of both. There is no obligation to complete a certain number of sessions, so if you just want to try it out and gauge a feel for the service, or if you want to access the support throughout your full university journey, the decision is yours to make!

Booking With Us.

To book your sessions, Yorlinc will send you an email and a text message with a booking link attached. This super quick, user-friendly and efficient form asks you to fill out some simple questions which takes less than 5 minutes. You can also get to it by clicking here.

Once you have completed the form, our amazing student support team will allocate a support worker best suited to your schedule and individual needs. You will be contacted by the support worker to arrange the session for a time that best suits you!

There really is nothing to lose and so much to gain with this service, so why not give it a try? Just follow the link in the text message sent to you, or get in touch with us via the contact page on our website if you have any questions.

Together, we can work closely in a supportive, personalised relationship that ensures you get the most out of your university education and experience.

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We're recruiting!

NMH Support Workers (Freelance)

Are you passionate about changing lives of learners at university?

Yorlinc, a leading provider of DSA assessments & assistive technology training, is seeking dedicated and talented NMH support workers to join our friendly team.

As the landscape of the Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) undergoes significant changes this year, Yorlinc NMH support workers will play a key role in shaping this new and exciting era for assistive technology training.

If you would like to express interest in joining our team, please send us your CV. We will be recruiting in the coming weeks and look forward to hearing from you.


Telephone: 01522 530099

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