Academic notetaker

10.00 - 12.00 GBP Hourly + Holiday Pay, Pension & Additional Benefits
21 Sep 2021
19 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Do you like helping others reach their potential? Are you looking for a flexible and part-time role that can work around your schedule and commitments? Then Randstad may just have the perfect opportunity for you...

Randstad Student & Worker Support are looking for reliable and committed individuals to work with students at the University of Bedfordshire (Bedford Campus) with an immediate start date.

Working as a specialist note taker you will be providing an essential service to students with disabilities whilst having the chance to learn something new everyday. You will attend a variety of lectures and seminars and take accurate notes for students who find it hard to makes note themselves due to their disability.


- Flexible working hours

- E-learning and CPD

- 28 days holiday pay pro rata

- GBP10 until GBP12 per hour - you will receive this rate, plus holiday pay

- Working for the UK's leading provider

- Improving your knowledge for free by being a part of higher education lectures


Providing note taking support to students suffering from disabilities/mental health conditions your responsibilities will include:

- Producing accurate and legible notes for lectures, seminars/tutorials and group tasks

- Reviewing notes at the end of the lecture and ensuring that they are in a suitable format for the student to access effectively

- Maintaining a professional role as a note taker and being aware of the need to maintain this professional relationship with the student at all times

- Acting in the best interests of learners at all times whilst also working within the policies and procedures of the institution

You will work closely with Randstad regarding the needs of individual students, and to ensure that any concerns are addressed in a timely manner. You will be expected to act professionally and maintain confidentiality within your role at all times, sharing all relevant information with Randstad to ensure the best possible service to your students.


- Have neat handwriting - able to produce notes in a legible and presentable manner

- Good typing skills - preferable

- Accurate spelling and grammar skills

- Punctuality and reliability

- You will need to be able to work quickly and under time restrictions

- Good organisational skills

- Ideally you will have experience in working with specific learning difficulties individuals in higher or further education

Successful applicants will be invited to take part in a telephone assessment and also interviewed to discuss suitability for the role.

If you would like to start help make a difference in a students studies in higher education and have the above skills, then apply to this rewarding part time role!

Randstad SWS acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad SWS is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone