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Student Support Worker
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/483/26656
  • Published: Wed 26/10/2022, 16:28 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 26/11/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours
  • Hours: 0.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £13.89 per hour + leave allowance
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Leatherhead

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Student Support Worker

The starting salary for this position £13.89 per hour plus annual leave allowance of £2.08 per hour.

This role is for a number of hours per week according to availability (during term time), supporting students in-class at colleges and universities across Surrey.

Physical and Sensory Support (PSS) is a targeted specialist education service within Surrey County Council for vulnerable young people.

The Physical and Sensory Support F/HE16+ Team consists of a team of qualified Student Support Workers (SSWs), BSL Interpreters, HE Student Support Tutors and qualified Teachers for sensory impairment (deaf and vision impairment).

The Student Support Worker post is a peripatetic role, providing specialist in-class support to deaf and/or vision impaired students in colleges and universities in and around Surrey.

In this role you will be required to work in partnership with other professionals as part of Physical and Sensory Support with vulnerable young people in educational settings, providing curriculum access to post-16 students on Further and/or Higher Education courses.

You will be providing support to deaf and/or vision impaired students according to your skills and qualifications, to facilitate inclusion and academic access. This will principally include electronic notetaking for students who are deaf or visually impaired. In-house notetaker training leading to a professional Level 3 notetaker qualification can be provided to successful candidates

You will be required to communicate and liaise with FHE 16+ colleagues, students, college and university staff to facilitate quality assurance with regard to support and student achievement.

To be shortlisted for interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • Experience of working with deaf students and/or VI students
  • An ability to support students as a notetaker, taking electronic notes
  • Flexibility to support students across Surrey, with use of your own car
  • Experience of electronic or manual notetaking

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Additional Information

This is a rolling advert, meaning that applications will be regularly reviewed and shortlisted. 

Contact Details

For an informal discussion or any questions please contact James Fitzgerald by e- mail at We look forward to receiving your application. 


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Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.