Specialist Academic Coordinator – Term Time

Gateshead Head Office and in NE Universities

Vacancy Job Title; Specialist Academic Coordinator

Salary; £21,000 (FTE equivalent £31,200)

Contract type; Permanent, Full Time (Term Time only, 35 weeks )

Number of hours available; 40 hpw

Number of positions available; 1

Shift pattern(s) available; Monday – Friday

Role Requirements: The Specialist Academic Coordinator role is essential in planning and ensuring quality delivery of support packages to Students within an Education based setting, as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

The role is focused on students who fall under the NMH/DSA requirements. The role additionally entails coordinating the support for Students who receive either specialist mentoring or study skills support at university. The Specialist Academic Coordinator will work with individuals who may have physical and/or psychological needs; for example, neurological conditions, spinal injury, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health issues.

Suitable candidates for the role will be observant, analytical, well-organised individuals with a caring attitude and a desire to improve the lives of others. They must possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to convey sensitive information to people we support, their families (where appropriate) and colleagues.

The role is essentially two-fold whereby not only will the Academic Coordinator be coordinating the support but there will also be an element of delivery. The Specialist Mentor will be responsible for organising sessions with assigned students and delivering those sessions on a flexible basis. Appropriate records of sessions, including goals worked towards each session would also be required. The role includes working with individuals who may face barriers to learning due to a variety of reasons.

Mandatory Qualifications and Professional Body Memberships are required for this role. Please ensure your CV covers these, click on the following link to check; 050919_Final_Mandatory_Qualifications_and_professional_body_membership_NMH_matrix

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Emily Taylor on 0191 4911735.

If you join KEYFORT’s passionate team, we work together and support each other to reach the goals of the person being supported. Our Mission statement is “Passionate about working together to provide specialist services. Real people providing real support to make a real difference”

If you go on to be successful in your application, some of the many benefits you’ll get are:

· 24 days leave plus bank holidays with additional days allocated based on length of service

· Experience and access to Clinical Supervisions with our own Registered Nurse or Occupational Therapist

· A fantastic Training, Mentoring and Shadowing programme

· Paid Enhanced DBS check

· Colleague Referral Scheme – refer a friend and receive a £200 incentive bonus

We know that benefits mean more than the ‘list’ we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and forums.

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