Practical Support Assistant

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Randstad Student Support
£8/hour Holidays
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you looking for a role where you can help someone achieve their academic goals making a direct impact on their future? We have the perfect role for you.

Randstad Student & Worker Support are recruiting for a Practical Support Assistant to work with Students studying in Higher Education.

We have students with disabilities who are requiring one to one support in their Higher Education studies. We are looking for the right individuals to support our students to really make a difference. The role is set to start asap.

As a student support worker you will support students with various practical tasks which may otherwise provide barriers to study as an impact of their disability.


* Flexible working hours - you choose your own hours
* 28 days holiday pay pro rata - perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks
* £8 per hour - you will receive this rate, plus your benefits such as holidays
* Working for the UK's leading provider - you're in safe hands
* Improving your knowledge for free by being a part of higher education lectures


Providing practical support to students with disabilities your responsibilities will include:

* Providing support for various practical tasks including working with and accessing books and materials, accessing materials online, reading and/ or making notes, and any other practical tasks as required by the student
* To maintain a professional role as a note taker and be aware of the need to maintain this professional relationship with the student at all times
* To act in the best interests of learners at all times whilst also working within the policies and procedures of the institution

You will work closely with Randstad regarding the needs of individual students, and to ensure that any concerns are addressed in a timely manner. You will be expected to act professionally and maintain confidentiality within your role at all times, sharing all relevant information with Randstad to ensure the best possible service to your students.


* Have neat handwriting able to present notes in a legible and presentable manner
* Accurate spelling and grammar skills
* 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 have the above and are interested in this rewarding part time role supporting students in Higher Education…..we want to talk to you.

With you on board we can really help the students of today have a better future tomorrow.

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