Guidance for NMH Suppliers

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This post first published: 05 April 2024

Non Medical Helper (NMH) Supplier List

 

View the full list of NMH Suppliers.

 

This list is managed and owned by the Department of Education (DfE), suppliers wishing for additional roles to be added should email disabled.studentallowances@education.gov.uk

 

To update contact details, you should email dsa_requests@slc.co.uk

 

Guidance for NMH Suppliers

NMH Guidance_September 2023

Membership Standards for NMH Providers

 

Registering as a New NMH Supplier

To register as a new supplier, you should read the following guidance documents and then complete the relevant forms. You can return the forms by email to disabled.studentallowances@education.gov.uk

 

Download the Conflict of Interest Declaration (Microsoft Word Document)

New NMH Application Form (Microsoft Word Document)

Additional Roles - This form is for existing NMH suppliers who wish to apply to provide additional NMH support roles

Information Pack

Download Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) Provider Information Pack (PDF)

 

E- Invoice Submission and E-Verification (E-Signatures)

Download E-Invoice Information Pack (PDF)

Download E-Verification Information Pack (PDF)

 

NMH Auditing Arrangements

Download information on the NMH Auditing and Quality Assurance arrangements (PDF)

 

Download the NMH Data Privacy Notice (PDF)

 

Mandatory Qualifications

Download the current (July 2023) version of the NMH Mandatory Qualifications (PDF)

Download the Audit CPD Template (PDF)

The 2023 version of the NMH Mandatory Qualifications applies to all new NMH support workers, or existing NMH support workers starting new NMH roles, from 1 July 2023. NMH support workers who met the qualification requirements of the previous versions of the NMH Mandatory Qualifications will generally be able to continue providing support in that role / those roles to DSA-funded students and will not be required to requalify unless they have a break in delivering their current NMH support role(s) of longer than 12 months. Further information, including exceptions,
can be found in SSIN 04/23. For reference, the earlier 2019 and 2016 versions of the NMH Mandatory Qualifications are provided below.

Download the 2019 version of the NMH Mandatory Qualifications (PDF)

Download the 2016 version of the NMH Mandatory Qualifications (PDF)

DBS checks

For details on Disclosure and Barring Service checks for NMH provision, please refer to SSIN 05/18 - Disclosure and Barring Service checks for NMH provision

  

Conflicts of Interest

Download guidance on managing conflicts of interest in Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA).