Specialist Notetaker

Randstad Student Support
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
14 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a flexible, part-time role where you can earn and learn at the same time? A role where you can help someone achieve their academic goals and directly impact their future?

We are looking people with the best interest and experience to provide assistance to university students who require support for a physical and/or mental disability.

The role will start in September 2019 and will be based at universities in Newcastle.

As a student support worker you will attend various lectures and seminars and take accurate notes for students who due to their disability find it difficult to make notes for themselves.


Flexible working hours - you choose your own hours
28 days holiday pay pro rata - perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks
£8.21 per hour - you will receive this rate, plus your benefits such as holidays
Improving your knowledge for free by being a part of higher education lecturesResponsibilities:

To provide note-taking support to students with disabilities/mental health conditions. Your responsibilities will include:

Producing accurate notes for lectures, seminars/tutorials and group tasks either in a manual handwritten format, or via typed notes
To review notes at the end of the lecture and ensure they are in a suitable format for the student to access effectively
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 institutionYou 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.


Accurate spelling and typing 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 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 attend an assessment and a training day.

If you would like to discuss this role or have any questions, please contact Ella Smith by email or telephone (phone number removed). 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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