study organiser in dundee

posted
06 March 2019
contact
steph eardley, randstad student support
job type
contract
salary
£ 15 per hour, accrued holiday
apply now

posted
location
dundee, scotland
specialism
student support
job type
contract
working hours
Part-Time
salary
£ 15 per hour, accrued holiday
reference number
DUNORG
contact
steph eardley, randstad student support
phone
0161 247 8800
apply now

job description

Are you looking for more than just a job? Do you ever feel like you want to give something back? Would you like to use your organisational skills to help students reach their academic goals? We have the perfect role for you...

Randstad Student & Worker Support are recruiting a Study Organiser to work in Dundee.

Your main purpose will be supporting students in order to develop their independence and autonomy in higher education, for example, by providing support with issues such as transition to higher education, time keeping; organisational skills. To assist students in accessing the teaching and learning environments of the university.

Benefits:



* Flexible working hours
* 28 days holiday pay pro rata - perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks
* £15 per hour - you will receive this rate, plus your benefits such as holiday pay
* Working for the UK's leading provider - you're in safe hands
* Interacting directly with students - YOU help them to achieve their goals

Responsibilities:



* Assist students to implement strategies to help manage their workload, organisation and time management.
* Provide support and reassurance for students adapting to the academic demands of higher education.
* To help the student maintain their motivation and engagement with their studies.
* To assist students with transition to university by helping them to understand routine of university life.
* Support with building independence, communication with peers and staff.
* To liaise with Randstad (and the Disability support team, where appropriate) regarding student progress or on any matters regarding a student's support needs or well-being.
* To maintain a professional relationship with the student.
* To act in the best interests of students at all times whilst also working within the policies and procedures of the University of Dundee, including those relating to the data protection requirements of the GDPR: https://www.dundee.ac.uk/information-governance/dataprotection/
* To ensure student confidentiality, professionalism and respect is maintained at all times.


Requirements:



* Degree or equivalent qualification
* Knowledge of Higher Education
* Knowledge of the barriers that disabled people may experience in higher education
* An enhanced level of skill and experience of working with disabled people
* Ability to work independently
* Attention to detail
* Commitment to principles of equality of opportunity
* Effective communication and interpersonal skills
* Flexibility and punctuality
* Good organisational skills
* Understanding of confidentiality issues and data protection requirements
* Understanding of role boundaries
* Have awareness of Safeguarding and be suitable to work with learners 16+



Further skills/requirements include:



* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Ability to identify ways of helping students to build on their learning strengths whilst maintaining a confidential and professional working relationship
* Accurate spelling and grammar skills
* Punctuality and reliability
* Good organisational skills
* Ideally, you will have experience in working with specific learning difficulties individuals in higher or further education.

Conclusion:

If you have the above and are interested in this rewarding part time role, supporting students in higher education...we want to hear from you.

Please contact Jennifer Bull on 0161 247 8800 for more information.

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.

skills

working with students

qualification

university

educational requirements

bachelors degree