General disability support worker

Randstad Student Support
Salford, UK
12 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Note taker & General Academic Support Staff required

Make a difference and help support disabled students to achieve their goals, by providing academic support that will help further their University education.

We are looking for Support Workers to attend lectures/other classes at the University of Salford and take notes on behalf of students who are unable to do so due to a disability, including physical impairment, health condition or a specific learning difficulty. Support Workers may also be required to provide One-to-One Assistance and general help around the University / Library facilities.

Commencing: September 2019 (part-time/flexible hours)

Pay rate: £8.5-£11/hour

Personal Attributes:

Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with student(s)

Must be able to organise and manage fluctuating workloads

Flexibility to meet the needs of the student

Punctual, timely and reliable

Commit to working with a student for a full academic year


To produce an accurate and legible handwritten record of lectures, seminars and discussions in the student's preferred format

Provide One-to-One assistance and Library support

To act in the best interests of students at all times whilst also working within the policies and procedures of the University of Lancaster

To ensure student confidentiality, professionalism and respect is maintained at all times

To follow agreed recording and reporting system in a timely manner


Educated to degree level or studying towards a degree

Have neat handwriting and be able to present notes in a legible and presentable manner

Accurate spelling and grammar

Excellent organisation and communication skills

Punctual and reliable

You will need to be able to work quickly and under time restrictions

Experience of working with disabled individuals is desirable

Have awareness of Safeguarding and be suitable to work with learners 16+

You will enjoy a benefits package that includes:

Competitive Rates of Pay

Flexible Working

Holiday Pay pro rata

Dedicated Consultant

If you feel this is the opportunity for you and have the desire to make a real difference, then apply online today.

Please note that if successful, you will be asked to a

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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