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Specialist Mentor - ASD

Zoek Pin St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

£26 - £28/hour 28 days holiday pro rata

Temporary (Full time)

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Are you looking for a rewarding and flexible new role based in the heart of beautiful St. Andrews?

Randstad are looking for dedicated support workers with a background in Autism Spectrum Disorders to provide specialist mentoring support to students studying at the University of St. Andrews.

Working on a one-to-one basis with students to create individual learning plans, as a Randstad Mentor you will act as a trusted advisor to help students cope with the pressures and challenges of university life and help address the barriers to learning created by ASD.

Benefits:

Flexible working hours
28 days holiday pay pro rata - perfect for the summer holidays and Christmas breaks
£26-£28 per hour
Working for the UK's leading provider
Interacting directly with students - YOU help them to achieve their goalsResponsibilities:

You will provide individual support to students with mental health disabilities. You will help your students with the following:

Helping students cope with any stresses or anxieties they may have related to university
Providing specialist and specifically tailored support for students to address barriers to their learning
Establishing strategies to help students learn independently
Assisting students in overcoming difficulties such as time management, prioritising workload and creating a work-life balanceYou will work closely with Randstad regarding the needs of individual students, and to ensure that any concerns are addressed in a timely manner. You will be expected to act professionally and maintain confidentiality within your role at all times, sharing all relevant information with Randstad to ensure the best possible service to your students.

Requirements:

As this is a specialist role, you must hold one of the following qualifications OR have extensive relevant experience in a similar role.

Hold any degree AND Comprehensive training in adult autism
Six National Autistic Society (NAS) online training modules:
Understanding autism
Autism and communication
Autism and sensory experience
Autism, stress and anxiety
Autism: supporting families
Autism and Girls Learners will receive a certificate of completion.

OR

National Autistic Society (NAS) one-day face to face course in Autism and SPELL in Higher Education AND National Autistic Society (NAS) Autism and Girls online course
Hold a relevant degree AND comprehensive training in adult autism:
National Autistic Society (NAS) one-day face to face course in Autism and SPELL in Higher Education OR
In-house, or other accredited training, at an HE institution or elsewhere
Hold a Post Graduate Certificate (PGC) in Autism or Asperger's or Critical Disability Studies focusing on autism AND comprehensive training in adult autism:
National Autistic Society (NAS) one-day face to face course in Autism and SPELL in Higher Education OR
In-house, or other accredited training, at an HE institution or elsewhere
Holds a Master of Arts, Master of Education or Doctorate (MA /Med/PhD) in Education (Autism or Special Educational Needs and Disability or Critical Disability Studies focussing on autism) AND comprehensive training in adult autism
National Autistic Society (NAS) one-day face to face course in Autism and SPELL in Higher Education OR
In-house, or other accredited training, at an HE institution or elsewhere

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
Punctuality and reliability
Good organisational skills
Ideally you will have experience in working with specific learning difficulties individuals in higher or further education.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in a rewarding and flexible role supporting students in higher education, then we want to hear from you! Please apply online today.

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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