Personal Assistant

Cardiff Metropolitan University - 100584

Post No: CD044XX
Department: Student Services – Disability Services
Location: Llandaff Campus
Grade: 2B
Salary: £9.21 per hour + 14% Annual Leave Entitlement
Hours: As and when required
Tenure: Casual until 31st August 2018
Accountable to: Disability Service Manager

Job Outline

To provide individual support to Cardiff Metropolitan University students to ensure they are not placed at a disadvantage as a result of their disabilities and to assist them to access all aspects of the curriculum and university life.

Primary Post Objective

To provide personal support and assistance to disabled students in a range of learning environments, and during unstructured times (e.g lunch times, awaiting transport etc).

You will also be competent in making necessary resources available for disabled students such as materials in alternative formats, e.g. large print documents. 

Principal of Duties and Responsibilities

1. Support classroom and practical work, and give personal support and assistance to disabled students as determined by student need while remaining within professional boundaries

2. Assist students by practising and rehearsing tasks as directed by tutors

3. To provide mobility support for students around campus

4. Provide support and assistance to disabled students during break periods, lunch times and whilst awaiting transport

5. Assist students in the preparation of travel arrangements at the beginning and end of class sessions

6. Make resources accessible, e.g. enlarged, photocopied and scanned print

7. Use well developed interpersonal skills to understand the needs of disabled students in a higher education environment and the boundaries that need to be observe

8. To work within professional boundaries as set by the Disability Service

For further information about this role and to apply please visit: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/jobs

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