Specialist Study Support Facilitators (full time and part time considered)
£31,834 - £36,508 pro rata per annum inclusive of Outer London Weighting
Middlesex University Library & Student Support (LSS) department provides a wide range of support services to students including Library & IT Support, Student Information & Advice, Student Achievement, Wellbeing Services, Learner Development and the Museum of Domestic Architecture.
We are now recruiting Specialist Study Support Facilitators within the Student Life Plus Department of the Wellbeing Services team. Wellbeing Services combines a number of services to deliver holistic support for students, including:
• Disability and Dyslexia Service
• Student Mental Health
• Student Counselling
The Specialist Study Support Facilitator will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, providing specialist study skills tuition to individuals with SpLDs, mental health concerns, long term health conditions and physical and sensory impairments. This support aims to equip students with independent learning strategies to help them succeed at university and beyond.
The post-holder will work with students individually to identify learning needs and strengths and use these to facilitate independent learning, set clear standards and expectations for the sessions delivered and ensure that the nature of the help provided is in line with agreed support.
The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate: relevant and recent experience of supporting students with SpLDs, preferably in an HE environment, a high standard of IT literacy, a good knowledge of best practice with regard to data protection and confidentiality in an integrated service, and be able to build professional relationships with colleagues. In line with the DSA Quality Assurance Group requirements, applicants will need to have appropriate professional body membership (Patoss, BDA, ADSHE, or Dyslexia Guild).
ENHANCED DBS CHECK IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POST
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and requires a Disclosure and Barring Service certificate. You are therefore required to disclose details of any criminal record. ALL criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, even if they would otherwise be regarded as spent under this Act must be disclosed, as well as any other information that may have a bearing on your suitability for the post, including pending prosecutions.
The University will apply for a DBS certificate before your appointment is confirmed.
Closing Date: 21st August 2019
Middlesex University is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.