If you are interested in helping as a campus assistant please see the details to below.

At a glance

Role: Campus assistant (general)

Location: Ulster University: Student Support

Pay: £10 per hour

Purpose of role: To assist students with disabilities in campus orientation and accessing facilities.

Main duties

  1. To assist the student in accessing campus facilities as required (Duties may include: Opening doors, carrying bags, assistance in canteen facilities and orientation around the University campus)
  2. Ensure that electronic timesheets are completed on a regular basis and by key dates as advised by the Register of Support Providers.
  3. Maintain confidential records, including an electronic record of all contact with students and take into consideration the safeguarding of these, whilst adhering to the requirements of Data Protection legislation in Northern Ireland.
  4. Comply with the University’s equal opportunities policy and promote equal opportunity in all aspects of the role.
  5. Comply with the University’s health and safety policies whilst on campus.
  6. Maintain an up to date knowledge of relevant legislative developments and best practice within the post-16 education sector in relation to support for disabled students.
  7. Maintain professional competence, status and memberships of professional bodies, if applicable.

Personal qualities

Educational and professional qualifications

Essential

Educated to A-level standard or equivalent.

Application and qualification documentation

Previous experience/ training

Essential

Experience providing physical assistance to people with disabilities.

Application and interview

Desirable

Experience in supporting students in the university/higher education environment.

Application and interview

Job-related achievements

Essential

Good orientation skills.

Application and Interview

Desirable

Awareness of health and safety issues.

Application and Interview

Inter-personal skills

Essential

Excellent written communication skills and ability to communicate with students on a one to one basis using exceptional interpersonal skills.

An understanding of the responsibilities associated with maintaining confidentiality and an awareness of the requirements under data protection legislation.

Application and Interview

Application and Interview

Other factors

Desirable

Flexibility over working hours.

Application form

 

Essential

All successful candidates will be expected to complete an Access NI (Enhanced disclosure) check.