RECRUITMENT IS NOW CLOSED UNTIL 09 JANUARY 2024
Steve Hindmarsh Ltd is a leading specialist mediation and training provider with a 20-year history. We work with a diverse client base including local community charities, high street brands, FTSE100 companies and global institutions. We provide mediation services and training across the UK and Europe.
Note: We receive many applications for work which we do not offer and from people trained by providers which do not match our areas of work. Throughout this page we have had to become clear and specific on what we are looking for; please excuse the resulting tone. Please note we are NOT a provider of civil & commercial mediation. Please do not apply if you have been trained by a civil & commercial mediation training provider. Within the UK this includes ADR Group, Align, Academy of Experts, CEDR, Clear ADR, London School of Mediation, Phoenix Dispute Resolution, ProMediate, Regent’s, RICS, SCMA, Society of Mediators and UCLAN. If unsure, please email.
We are looking for mediators who are
- Newly qualified mediators with passion and potential
- Experienced mediators with a proven track record
- Mediators from underrepresented groups
- Younger mediators with good quality training, with or without experience.
We mediate in a wide range of areas and offer a breadth and depth of general, specialist and tailored mediation services and training courses.
Excellent support, training and supervision are provided.
For Mediator Job Application Form see the Files tab on the right. You do not need to be able to fill in all sections of the application form in order to apply. A basic 40-48 hour training is the only essential requirement. We are looking for newly trained people with potential as well as experienced mediators.
Excellent support, training and supervision are provided.
Sessional work: £25-£45 per hour plus expenses, can be in-person, phone or online.
Day work: £350-£500 per day plus expenses, can be in-person, phone or online.
Once mediators have proven successful in case work, training opportunities may be available
Support trainer: £250-£350 per day, can be in-person or online.
Lead or co-trainer: £350-£500 per day, can be in-person or online.
The level of work will depend on your area of practice or expertise and geographic location.
The workload varies greatly with some of our mediators having
- 2-4 cases per month
- Only one case offer a year
- 2-3 cases per week.
WHAT TYPES OF MEDIATOR ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
We provide mediation and conflict resolution services to the workplace, communities and families. We are not looking for dispute resolution.
Workplace Mediation: We do provide Workplace mediation, where relationships are on-going and the key issues are relationships, behaviour and communication. Please note we do not provide Employment mediation where relationships are ending and termination and settlement packages are to be negotiated.
Family Conflict Mediation: We work with families in conflict, including parent to child, parental relationships, couple, intergenerational, sibling, and extended family. Please note we do not provide Family mediation (Divorce & Separation, under the Family Law Act).
Young people: We work with young people in conflict with friends, peers, family members, other community members, gangs, and agencies.
Neighbour & Community Mediation: We work with neighbours to resolve neighbour disputes, ASB and noise nuisance. We provide a conflict resolution service.
Please note we do not provide Civil & Commercial mediation (business to business, financial, contract and commercial disputes).
RELEVANT MEDIATOR TRAINING
You may have mediation experience or not. We are interested in the quality and relevance of your mediation training and personal qualities, skills and experience. There are many mediation courses in the marketplace, increasingly these are now generic courses, and we are looking for tailored or specific mediation training.
EXAMPLE: WORKPLACE MEDIATOR
If you are a workplace mediator we will be looking for specific training from a workplace mediation specialist. Please note this does not include a 5 day civil & commercial mediation training course followed by a 1 or 2 day workplace conversion course.
EXAMPLE: NEIGHBOUR & COMMUNITY MEDIATOR
Ideally a recognised, independent learning body will accredit your training. If not, please send details of course content and identify the trainer(s).
MEDIATION TRAINING ACCREDITATION
Please note we only accept accreditations offered by recognised independent learning providers e.g.: NOCN, OCN, ILM, RSA, OCR, NVQ.
Please note your mediation training should be at least 6 days. If your course was 5 days please demonstrate additional knowledge, commitment, training and CPD. If the training was 4 days or less, please do not apply. If the course was a distance learning course, please do not apply. If your course format had role plays only on the last 2 days, please evidence additional relevant experience and training.
For the range of areas we are involved in see our Community Relationships page.
For Mediator Job Application Form see the Files tab.
MEDIATOR APPLICATION FORM
Please return a completed application to the email address on the form.
Please note, we do not accept CV’s.
MEDIATOR RECRUITMENT PROCESS
This is an open and on-going recruitment process with no-deadline.
We acknowledge receipt of application forms within 48 hours.
We will make a decision on your application form within 15 working days.
If successful at application, we then move through 2 further stages, requiring success at each stage –
- Video Analysis: we will ask you to watch one of two videos of mediation practice and submit around half a page on strengths and weaknesses)
- Online interview and assessment session.
We you will notify you if your application is unsuccessful. We may provide feedback if time allows.
You can download the Mediator Application form here: Mediator Application Form.docx