The Mentoring Handbook – NHS Scotland


This brief guide provides information about what you can expect from your mentoring partnership and how to make the most of this development opportunity.

Mentoring is:
− A means of supporting individual learning and development
− About increasing an individual’s competence and confidence
− One person helping another to make significant transitions in knowledge, work or
− A clearly structured, time-bound and self-managed process with clear, mutually agreed
roles and goals.