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    • dundee, scotland
    • temporary
    • £15.00 - £20.00, per hour, 28 days holiday pro rata
    • randstad student support
    Randstad are looking for a Communication Support Worker to provide support to a student who has started at the University of Dundee this year. The student is non-verbal and uses eye gazing technology to prepare their work and to speak. The role will mainly involve supporting the student with their Assistive Technology and will require some training and adapting to new technology with the support of the student's academic school department. As a Communication support worker you will support the student's communication, enabling them to participate effectively in seminars, group work and workshops, and add vocabulary to their communication aid. The student will require up to 12 hours of support per week for the academic year.The student attends the University of Dundee, but is currently accessing their degree remotely. Support will be remote for the majority of the student's first academic year, but the student hopes to move to campus for subsequent years and will then require some face to face support. Ideally the Communication Support Worker will be a commutable distance from Dundee. Benefits:Flexible working hours 28 days holiday pay pro rata - perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks£15-20 per hour - you will receive this rate, plus your benefitsWorking for the UK's leading provider - you're in safe handsKey ResponsibilitiesTo upload vocabulary lists provided by the Assistive Technologist to the student's AAC device. To support the student with communication as required, e.g. providing contextual support in a group setting, interpreting their gestures, amplifying their points.To support the student to troubleshoot their Assistive Technology as required. To support the student to use her AAC device for educationRequirements:Although the student is not deaf, due to the requirements of the Communication Support Worker role laid out by the Department of Education you must have one of the following qualifications: Signature Level 3 Certificate in Communication Support for Deaf Learners Level 4 Communication Support Worker (University of Greenwich) City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Communication Support for Deaf Learners (6259-07) A degree in deaf studies BTEC Continuing Education Certificate in Caring - Communication Support Work with Deaf People to June 1997 Edexcel Professional Development Award - Communication Support Workers with Deaf People from September 1997 Edexcel Professional Development Award - Communication Support Workers with Deaf Students from September 1998 8. BTEC Professional Development Certificate - Caring (Communication Support Worker). Supported and evidence Further skills/requirements include:Excellent interpersonal and communication skillsAbility to identify ways of helping the student to build on their learning strengths whilst maintaining a confidential and professional working relationshipAccurate spelling and grammar skillsTech SavvyPunctuality and reliabilityIdeally you will have experience in working with specific learning difficulties individuals in higher or further education If you want to make a difference and help this student reach their full potential around your schedule, then CLICK APPLY NOW!Randstad Student & Worker Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Student & Worker Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.
    Randstad are looking for a Communication Support Worker to provide support to a student who has started at the University of Dundee this year. The student is non-verbal and uses eye gazing technology to prepare their work and to speak. The role will mainly involve supporting the student with their Assistive Technology and will require some training and adapting to new technology with the support of the student's academic school department. As a Communication support worker you will support the student's communication, enabling them to participate effectively in seminars, group work and workshops, and add vocabulary to their communication aid. The student will require up to 12 hours of support per week for the academic year.The student attends the University of Dundee, but is currently accessing their degree remotely. Support will be remote for the majority of the student's first academic year, but the student hopes to move to campus for subsequent years and will then require some face to face support. Ideally the Communication Support Worker will be a commutable distance from Dundee. Benefits:Flexible working hours 28 days holiday pay pro rata - perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks£15-20 per hour - you will receive this rate, plus your benefitsWorking for the UK's leading provider - you're in safe handsKey ResponsibilitiesTo upload vocabulary lists provided by the Assistive Technologist to the student's AAC device. To support the student with communication as required, e.g. providing contextual support in a group setting, interpreting their gestures, amplifying their points.To support the student to troubleshoot their Assistive Technology as required. To support the student to use her AAC device for educationRequirements:Although the student is not deaf, due to the requirements of the Communication Support Worker role laid out by the Department of Education you must have one of the following qualifications: Signature Level 3 Certificate in Communication Support for Deaf Learners Level 4 Communication Support Worker (University of Greenwich) City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Communication Support for Deaf Learners (6259-07) A degree in deaf studies BTEC Continuing Education Certificate in Caring - Communication Support Work with Deaf People to June 1997 Edexcel Professional Development Award - Communication Support Workers with Deaf People from September 1997 Edexcel Professional Development Award - Communication Support Workers with Deaf Students from September 1998 8. BTEC Professional Development Certificate - Caring (Communication Support Worker). Supported and evidence Further skills/requirements include:Excellent interpersonal and communication skillsAbility to identify ways of helping the student to build on their learning strengths whilst maintaining a confidential and professional working relationshipAccurate spelling and grammar skillsTech SavvyPunctuality and reliabilityIdeally you will have experience in working with specific learning difficulties individuals in higher or further education If you want to make a difference and help this student reach their full potential around your schedule, then CLICK APPLY NOW!Randstad Student & Worker Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Student & Worker Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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