Disability Advisor

University of Hertfordshire - Dean of Students Office - Student Wellbeing

Grade: UH6

FTE: This is a full time position working 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)

Duration of Contract: Permanent

The University of Hertfordshire is recruiting a full-time Disability Adviser to work with students with all types of disabilities to identify, agree and facilitate support and reasonable adjustments.  The post holder will work as part a team and in close collaboration with the University’s academic schools.

The post is based in the University’s Student Wellbeing department which includes disability, counselling, mental health, health services and health promotion.  Located in a modern, new purpose built building with other University services to support our large student population.

The post holder will have a minimum of two years’ experience working in a role that brings them into regular direct contact with disabled people, ideally within higher or further education and with adults on the autistic spectrum and/or with mental health difficulties.

For informal discussion contact Lena Kloos, Head of Student Wellbeing, 01707 284453, studentwellbeing@herts.ac.uk

Closing date: Sunday 30th October 2016

Interview date: Thursday 17th November 2016

Reference number: 014069

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, child care vouchers, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

Apply online at http://www.herts.ac.uk/contact-us/jobs-and-vacancies

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