student support worker - notetaking support in leeds

job type
£ 8 per hour
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job details

leeds, yorkshire and the humber
job category
student support
job type
working hours
£ 8 per hour
reference number
0161 247 8800
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job description

Are you looking for a role in which you can really make a difference to students with disabilities? Are you also looking for a part-time job to fit around your studies?

Randstad are recruiting for support workers to work with students at all universities in Leeds starting in September 2018. As a student support worker you will attend various lectures and seminars with disabled students and will support them in their studies by providing note taking, study assistant and library support.

We need people who are interested in building their skills in student support and disability awareness and are keen to support other students throughout their university life. Ultimately, you will help the students you work with to develop their independence and help them to achieve their academic goals.


* Flexible working hours - you choose your own hours to fit around your own studies or other work or personal commitments.
* 28 days holiday pay pro rata - perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks.
* Improving your knowledge for free by being a part of higher education lectures.
* Gaining experience in student support, disability awareness and mental health support.


Providing note taking support to students suffering from disabilities/mental health conditions your responsibilities will include:

* Producing accurate and legible handwritten notes for lectures, seminars/tutorials and group tasks.
* Reviewing notes at the end of the lecture and ensure they are in a suitable format for the student to access effectively.

* Maintaining a professional manner in your role and being aware of the need to maintain professional boundaries with the student at all times.
* Acting in the best interests of learners at all times whilst also working within the policies and procedures of the institution.
* Working closely with Randstad to support the students, address any concerns in a timely manner and maintain professionalism and confidentiality within your role.


* Neat handwriting and the ability to present notes in a legible and presentable manner
* Accurate spelling and grammar
* Punctuality and reliability
* You will need to be able to work quickly and under time restrictions
* Good organisational skills
* Ideally you will have experience in working with specific learning difficulties individuals in higher or further education

If you feel this is the opportunity for you and have the desire to make a real difference, then please send a copy of your CV .

Please note that if successful, you will be asked to sit a telephone assessment and complete a registration process with Randstad. Within this you will need to provide 2 referees that can provide an employment, education or professional character reference covering at least the last calendar year.

If you would like to discuss this role or have any questions, please contact Ella Smith by email on or telephone 0161 247 8800. Thankyou.

Randstad SWS acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad SWS is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.


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educational requirements

bachelors degree