Personal Assistant / Academic Support Worker

The Learning Support Centre
From £8 to £9.50 per hour
22 Sep 2016
22 Oct 2016
The Learning Support Centre have been providing support to disabled people since 2003. We are a vibrant company that is empowered by its people. We provide support to disabled people in education and the workplace. We are currently growing our disability confidence and accessibility, consultancy and training services. Personal Assistant / Academic Support Worker Contract: Part time, Term time only Location: Lincoln Salary: £8-£9.50p/h Overall purpose of role To provide personal care assistance in the home and place of study. This will involve taking notes in lectures, seminars and tutorials. You will also provide access support on and around campus, and the city centre, support with food and drink preparation, and general personal care. No administration of medication or invasive care is required. Main duties and responsibilities To be able to adapt approach according to the changing needs of the individual you are supporting whilst working within the Learning Support Centre’s Quality Assurance Framework Deliver support according to The Learning Support Centre guidelines and code of conduct to ensure support is delivered appropriately A flexible approach to working hours is required. Travel may also be required. Attend any relevant training or meetings and have the ability to develop existing skills Manage paperwork effectively, i.e. completing time sheets accurately and promptly Confidentiality should be respected to agreed disclosure levels Inform The Learning Support Centre of any problems you are having that are either work related or effect your work, we can then help you come to a satisfactory conclusion or adapt your work to support your situation You will be expected to represent The Learning Support Centre in a professional and service orientated manner. This includes adhering to our stringent policies including those on confidentiality and safe guarding young people Skills, Knowledge & Experience Experience in studying or working in a Higher or Further Education setting Experience in supporting disabled people or people with specific learning differences in education and/or in the workplace Confidence in working independently with learners Educated to degree level or equivalent Achieved or working towards NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care Understands the needs, objectives and constraints of those in other disciplines and functions. Benefits Continual Professional Development Working with innovative team A friendly and fun atmosphere To learn more about The Learning Support Centre please visit our website. This job was originally posted as

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