Campus assistant (General)

Information on becoming a campus assistant

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 Wellbeing

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.

Other factors

Essential

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

Desirable

  • Flexibility over working hours.
  • Application form