Graduate Academic support worker

Cosmic People
14 Sep 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
University Note Taker(s)/Academic Support Worker(s) Required –

About us:

Cosmic People are a DSA-QAG accredited provider of NMH support; supporting students with disabilities in higher education. We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Academic Support Worker based on a university campus providing electronic note taking students with disabilities.

Cosmic People are an 'Investors in People’ accredited company, who pride ourselves in providing excellent NMH (Non-Medical Helper) support to students with disabilities in Higher Education.

About the role:

As an academic support worker, you will be based on a vibrant university campus attending lectures on a variety of subjects, producing written or typed lecture notes for students and working alongside them assisting with other elements of their academic support including:-

* Electronic note taking

The role is term time only, part time and provides regular weekly hours.

This role will suit someone looking for part time work during term time and we require a minimum of two full day’s availability per week.

The role will start at the end of September 2018.

Training and on-going support are provided: Cosmic People are a CPD accredited company and you will have the opportunity to achieve CPD accreditation in a variety of training areas relevant to your role.

The successful applicant will be:

* A recent graduate, a graduate or post-graduate.

* Have the ability to type fast and accurately under pressure.

* Be able to recognise and capture the main points of a lecture and write them succinctly and simultaneously whilst listening to the speaker.

* Be reliable, punctual and resilient.

* Be able to work flexibly.

* Have excellent interpersonal skills, diplomacy and empathy to others.

* Be able to work on your own autonomy and use your initiative.

* Have a good knowledge of English to include good spelling and grammar.

* Have a genuine desire to make a difference and help others.

* Live within easy access of Coventry

* Hold an enhanced DBS certificate or be willing to apply for one.

(Please note this role does require you to have an enhanced DBS)


The salary is £11.00 per hour for Electronic note taking (typed notes. Own laptop required).

Term time and flexible.

If you are interested in the role, please apply with your CV and supporting statement detailing why you are suitable to

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