assistive technology trainer in liverpool

30 July 2018
adam haynes, randstad student support
job type
£ 23.57 per hour
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liverpool, north west
student support
job type
working hours
£ 23.57 per hour
reference number
adam haynes, randstad student support
0161 200 1930
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job description

Are you looking for a role that allows you to earn and learn at the same time? 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.

I am currently looking for Assistive Technology Trainers to work with Students in Liverpool.

As an Assistive Technology Trainer, you will provide training in assistive technology (software and hardware) to disabled people and those with specific learning difficulties (including dyslexia, AD(H)D, Asperger's, autism, dyscalculia, dysgraphia and dyspraxia). Following an initial consultation with the end user, training will be delivered according to their individual needs so as to fully benefit from the technology provided.

The role is to start September 2018.


* Flexible working hours - you choose your own hours
* 28 days holiday pay pro rata - perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks
* Working for the UK's leading provider - you're in safe hands
* Competitive pay


* Undertake initial short assessment in order to establish specific requirements of the individual appropriate to their disability and environment.
* Train Student on how to use specific software or hardware recommended in referral according to the individual's specific requirements
* Ability to learn new assistive software and hardware as required
* Attend any relevant training or meetings and have the ability to develop existing skills
* Always be punctual with a flexible approach to working hours is required
* Maintain a high standard of presentation whilst representing Randstad
* Confidentiality should be respected to agreed disclosure levels
* Inform Randstad of any problems you are having that are either work related or affect your work, we can then help you come to a satisfactory conclusion or adapt your work to support your situation


* Experience in teaching or training computer software and hardware
* Experience in teaching or training computer software and hardware in the educational setting on a 1:1 basis or with small groups
* Experience of working with disabled people or people with specific learning differences
* Experience in teaching or training on assistive software and hardware eg: Inspiration, Mind Manager Pro, Dragon Naturally Speaking, textHELP Read & Write, typing tutors, various dictionaries, Dolphin, Zoomtext, JAWS, Claroread. Digital voice recorders, scanning pens, personal organisers, electronic dictionaries, Alphasmart. Also MS Office suite.
* Able to assess learner's needs and devise an appropriate Individual Learning Plan (ILP)
* Excellent communication skills
* Deliver training to suit learner's individual needs
* Able to learn new assistive software and hardware
* Confidence in working independently with learners
* Takes a logical approach to problem-solving and pays close attention to detail
* Applies quality standards to all tasks undertaken and ensures that nothing is overlooked.

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

If you would like to discuss this role or have any questions, please contact Adam on 0161 200 1930.

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.


one-to-one support,previous experience dealing with students with learning disabilities