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The DRC is currently recruiting for Non-Medical Helpers - Specialist Study Skills Tutors and Mentors. Please find details below:


Specialist Study Skills Tutors (Part-time)

£50 per hour, part-time

The assignment will be conducted through the University of Cambridge Temporary Employment Service and the position will be based within the University of Cambridge Disability Resource Centre.

The Disability Resource Centre is seeking 1-2 experienced SpLD specialist study skills tutors to work with students at the University of Cambridge. The role involves delivering 1:1 study skills tuition to support students who have specific learning difficulties, ADHD, Autistic Spectrum conditions or mental health issues.

Previous experience of 1:1 study skills tutoring in further or higher education and a good understanding of SpLD, ADHD, Autistic Spectrum conditions and mental health issues is essential. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to adapt your approaches to the changing needs of the individual student you are working with. You will hold a PATOSS Teaching Practising Certificate or equivalent.

The hours of work will be variable and dependent on student requirements, however typically you will be required to work in the range of 5+ hours a week. Hours of work are variable and may include evenings and weekends.

Interested candidates should email a Covering Letter stating suitability for the role and CV in one document to Lara Gisborne, Operations Manager – lara.gisborne@admin.cam.ac.uk

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 27 June, 5pm


Mentors (Part-time)

£35.00 per hour

The assignment will be conducted through the University of Cambridge Temporary Employment Service and the position will be based within the University of Cambridge Disability Resource Centre.

The Disability Resource Centre is seeking 3-4 experienced mentors to work with disabled students at the University of Cambridge. The role involves assisting and monitoring students’ transition to University life and supporting students in enabling participation in academic life.  

Previous experience of mentoring in further or higher education and a good understanding of disability and working with disabled people is essential. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, exceptional listening skills and the ability to motivate people

The hours of work will be variable and dependent on student requirements, and may include evenings and weekends. Typically you will be required to work in the range of 2+ hours a week. This role is not open to current undergraduate students.

Interested candidates should email a Covering Letter stating suitability for the role and CV in one document to Lara Gisborne, Operations Manager – lara.gisborne@admin.cam.ac.uk

Deadline for applications: 12 noon on Wednesday 28th June 2017


If you are interested in becoming a Non-Medical Helper (NMH), you can find out more about what NMHs do and how to apply to join the scheme on our Prospective NMH page.