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Disability Resource Centre

 

Non Medical Assistant – 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 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, however typically you will be required to work in the range of 2+ hours a week. Hours of work are variable and 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 Aless McCann, Disability Support Co-ordinator via the following link https://www.disability.admin.cam.ac.uk/application-form-be-non-medical-helper

If you require this form in another format contact nmh@admin.cam.ac.uk

 

A role description can be found at https://www.disability.admin.cam.ac.uk/files/nma_mentor_role_description_2013-14_final.pdf

 

You may find this link helpful: https://www.ppd.admin.cam.ac.uk/career-development/mentoring-university-cambridge/what-makes-good-mentor

 

Deadline for applications: Friday 25 January 2019