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Specialist Study Support Facilitator

Learning & Innovation

Location:  Hendon
Starting Salary:  £31,834 to £36,508 per annum pro rata
Grade:  Grade 6
Contract Type:  Fixed Term - 24 months
Hours per Week:  28.4
Date Posted:  Wednesday 07 August 2019
Closing Date:  Wednesday 21 August 2019
Interview Date:  Friday 06 September 2019
Reference:  LIB812
Job Details:    Job Description    

Middlesex University Library & Student Support (LSS) department provides a wide range of support services to students including Library & IT Support, Student Information & Advice, Student Achievement, Wellbeing Services, Learner Development and the Museum of Domestic Architecture.

We are now recruiting  Specialist Study Support Facilitators within the Student Life Plus Department of the Wellbeing Services team. Wellbeing Services combines a number of services to deliver holistic support for students, including:

•             Disability and Dyslexia Service

•             Student Mental Health

•             Student Counselling

The Specialist Study Support Facilitator will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, providing specialist study skills tuition to individuals with SpLDs, mental health concerns, long term health conditions and physical and sensory impairments. This support aims to equip students with independent learning strategies to help them succeed at university and beyond.

The post-holder will work with students individually to identify learning needs and strengths and use these to facilitate independent learning, set clear standards and expectations for the sessions delivered and ensure that the nature of the help provided is in line with agreed support.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate: relevant and recent experience of supporting students with SpLDs, preferably in an HE environment, a high standard of IT literacy,  a good knowledge of best practice with regard to data protection and confidentiality in an integrated service, and be able to build professional relationships with colleagues. In line with the DSA Quality Assurance Group requirements, applicants will need to have appropriate professional body membership. 

For further information please contact Gurinder Grewal, Senior Specialist Study Support Facilitator on 020 8411 3541 or email g.grewal@mdx.ac.uk

ENHANCED DBS CHECK IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POST

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and requires a Disclosure and Barring Service certificate. You are therefore required to disclose details of any criminal record. ALL criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, even if they would otherwise be regarded as spent under this Act must be disclosed, as well as any other information that may have a bearing on your suitability for the post, including pending prosecutions.

The University will apply for a DBS certificate before your appointment is confirmed.

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