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GVRTH MENTORING PORTAL

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Welcome to the GVRTH Mentoring Program

Goulburn Valley Regional Training Hub (GVRTH) is currently coordinating a community mentoring program and professional/academic mentoring program for medical students and trainee doctors. The GVRTH is part of a Commonwealth program, managed by the University of Melbourne’s Department of Rural Health, to improve training opportunities for trainee doctors in rural and regional Australia.

Mentoring is available for the University of Melbourne Rural Clinical School Students and Junior Doctors in GVRTH footprint.

Next steps…

Step 1
Complete the short profile form by clicking join the mentoring program.

Step 2
Your program coordinator, Emily Guthrie, will email you an invite to the program.

Step 3
You can begin communicating with your mentor or mentee!

If you have already set up your profile and have an account, you can log into Mentorloop below.

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We welcome new mentors and mentees! Simply click the button below to register your interest.

If you have any questions please contact Emily Guthrie, or see the FAQ below.

Otherwise, join our mentoring program and start connecting now!

How does matching work?

Matching is facilitated using the information you provide in the recruitment form above.

This program is designed to help empower our doctors and grow the skills of  participants through the natural coaching outcomes of a mentoring partnership.

What is Mentorloop and how will it help me?

  • Mentorloop is a platform which helps us connect mentors and mentees and provides them a place to communicate.
  • Mentorloop will help us match you with a mentor/mentee who has a complimentary location/skills/background to you
  • You have access to a resource hub full of helpful hints, tips and tools, so that you get the most from the relationship when you need it.
  • To help you, Mentorloop will store correspondence relevant to your mentoring relationship in your Mentor/Mentee ‘Loop’ for easy reference.
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What advice do you have for mentees?

The first step is registering your interest above, and if you’d like to read some handy tips, click here.

What advice do you have for mentors?

The first step is registering your interest above, and if you’d like to read some handy tips, click here.

What if a person I would like to be my Mentor/Mentee is not on the platform?

Feel free to ask your Program Coordinator, Emily Guthrie, to reach out or you can simply share this link with your contact to register their interest.

What are the time requirements?

You can discuss with your mentoring partner how often you’d like to catch up; however, we recommend a quick coffee catch up / meeting at least once every 4 to 6 weeks to get the full benefits of mentorship.

Privacy Statement: Mentorloop (Goulburn Valley Regional Training Hub Customised Version)

The information on this form is being collected by the Goulburn Valley Regional Training Hub (GVRTH), Department of Rural Health, the University of Melbourne. You can contact us on (03) 5823 4500.

GVRTH uses the information we collect to operate, maintain and provide you the features and functionality of the Mentorloop Service, specifically to link users with shared professional/social interests and to analyse how the Service is used and monitor statistics such as a total number of visitors, traffic and demographic patterns.

The information will be used by authorised staff for the purpose for which it was collected. Your name and personal details – such as interests, work location and personality type, input by you, will be viewable to other users of the system with whom you are ‘looped’ for mentoring relationships. Personal contact details (phone and email address) will not be viewable to other users unless access is granted directly by yourself.

If you do not provide all the information requested on this form, you may not be able to access the mentoring program.

You may access any personal information you have provided to the University through the GVRTH Mentorloop system by contacting (03) 5823 4500.

The University of Melbourne is committed to protecting personal information provided by you in accordance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic). All information collected by the University is governed by the University’s Privacy Policy.

For further information about how the University deals with personal information, please refer to the University’s Privacy Policy or contact the University’s Privacy Officer at privacy-officer@unimelb.edu.au.