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Disability Resource Centre


Mentors (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 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 engaging in academic life.


We are looking for candidates with a toolkit of strategies to support students in overcoming barriers to their learning, such as strategies for time management, organisation, motivation, goal setting, and reducing anxiety.


A good understanding of disability and working with disabled people is essential, and previous experience of mentoring in further or higher education is desirable. 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, however typically you will be required to work in the range of 2+ hours a week. Hours of work may include evenings and weekends. This role is not open to current undergraduate students.


Interested candidates should upload a Covering Letter stating suitability for the role and CV in one document addressed to Eleanor Marinho, Disability Support Co-ordinator via the following link


Mentors are paid £35 per hour.


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Deadline for applications: Friday 14 February, 5pm

Interviews will take place on Thursday 27th February and Friday 28th February


Study Assistants (Scribe) Vacancies

We are currently recruiting non-medical helpers to support a PhD student in the High Energy Physics group in the Cavendish Laborator. The student would with the help of a scribe and needs support in this capacity.

You will need:

To have a first degree in Physics, Computing or other mathematical sciences

Knowledge of LaTex is essential, C++ and/or Python preferred

To have a good command of the English language, and an ability to listen and take dictation

To be able to commit to the role for at least a term.

Study Assistants (Scribes) are paid £13.50 per hour.

If you are interested please contact Isabella Lancaster, Disability Support Co-ordinator via as soon as possible.