Disability Advisor

Twickenham, London
29 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Student Services
Reports To: Disability & Dyslexia Support Manager
Grade: Band H
Pay Spine: Spinal Point 30
Salary: Pro-rata salary of £24,411 based on the full-time equivalent salary of £32,548 per annum
Hours: 36 hours a week
Term: Permanent term time only position, 39 weeks per year

School/Service Information:

The Student Services team is dedicated to assisting, guiding and supporting students throughout their time at St Mary’s and beyond. We provide a range of advisory and professional services, spanning wellbeing, student life and support. These include Accommodation, Counselling, Disability & Dyslexia, Student Funding, Pastoral Support and the on-site Health Centre, which is run by the York Medical Practice.

Job Purpose:

To work collaboratively with students who declare a disability to discuss their individual support needs and produce an individualised Learning Support Plan, making recommendations of reasonable adjustments. This is to ensure that the University meets its legal requirement by putting in place appropriate support to remove any potential barrier to their education ensuring equal opportunities to allow students to reach their full potential.

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Closing date: 19 August 2018 at 23:59

Interviews are likely to be held on 29 August 2018

Disclosure and Barring Service check

Candidates should note that a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be requested in the event of a position being offered. St Mary's University supports the Disclosure and Barring Service Code of Practice (a copy is available upon request). Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offence(s). More detail is available in the attached policy on the employment of ex-offenders.

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