Head of Disability Support

Birmingham, United Kingdom
£40,931 - £43,414 per annum
24 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
14 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £40,931 - £43,414 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time
Closing Date: 14-04-2023 12 Midday
Support/Academic/Management: Support

University College Birmingham’s highly experienced Disability Support team is looking to expand during an exciting period of growth for the University.

The team requires a Head of Service to lead the Disability Support offer across both Further and Higher Education provision. This will involve not only both day-to-day management, but the delivery of a clear strategic vision to enable the university to enhance its offer to students with SEN/disabilities.

You will have proven leadership experience in this area, with a clear understanding of disability legislation, funding and regulatory bodies, thus ensuring compliance with relevant standards.

You will have excellent communication and organisational skills, in addition to being highly empathetic towards students with SEN/ disabilities, and have a proven track record of providing highly effective support.


  • 38 days’ paid leave per year (26 days’ annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days)
  • Local Government Pension scheme
  • Private healthcare 
  • Excellent staff development opportunities 
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes 
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking 
  • Free Gym Membership 
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 

Closing Date - Friday 14 April 2023 at midday.

Standard information:

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted UK University of the Year in the prestigious 2022 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We are also the best university for Student Support. The awards are voted for by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students.

University College Birmingham works in partnership with the University of Warwick - Ranked eighth in the 2023 Guardian League Tables and 10th in the UK in the QS World University rankings 2023.  

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

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