Study Assistant

Employer
Randstad Student Support
Location
Canterbury, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
12 Nov 2020

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Would you like a rewarding a positive role supporting students one to one, while they study at one of the leading Arts Universities

Randstad Student & Worker Support are looking for reliable and committed Study Assistants to work with students at University for Creative Arts - Canterbury Campus.

As a student support worker you will provide one to one support carrying out tasks such as taking accurate notes, encouraging the student, helping them go through work and keeping them on tasks. Some students due to their disability may find it difficult to carry out these activities themselves and require some extra guidance, support and encouragement. You may also be needed to provide practical support to ensure the student is able to manage their studies effectively

Benefits:

Flexible working hours

E-learning and CPD

28 days holiday pay pro rata

£8.50 - £10 per hour - plus holiday pay

Working for the UK's leading provider

Gain an understanding of art studies

Be part of a hub of creativity

Responsibilities:

Providing Study Assistant 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

To maintain a professional role as a support worker 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

Providing practical support, this may be in the library, laboratory or workshop/studio etc. As well as mobility support to assist a student with a physical impairment in manoeuvring around the campus

Reading aloud

Scribing

Text checking (pointing out errors but not providing corrections)

You will work closely with Randstad regarding the needs of individual students, ensuring 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.

Requirements:

Punctuality and reliability

Good listening and communication skills

Ideal candidate will be compassionate and committed to helping others

Have neat handwriting - able to produce notes in a legible and presentable manner

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

Ideally you will have experience in working with people who have a specific learning difficulty

Experience in a support worker background

A background in art studies is desirable, but not essential

Conclusion:

If you have the above skills and are interested in this rewarding part time role supporting students in Higher Education...please apply now or email us at

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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