Assistant Disability Adviser

The University of Manchester - Directorate for the Student Experience

Closing Date : 26/09/2017.
Employment Type : Fixed Term.
Duration : starting 15th October 2017 until 15 October 2018.
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Professional Support Services.
School/Directorate : Directorate for the Student Experience.
Division : Student Life.
Hours Per week : 1 FTE.
Salary : £26,495 to £30,688 per annum.
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester.
Job Reference : PSS-10625.

Here is an exciting opportunity to join one of the UK’s largest disability teams. The role allows you to make a huge difference to the positive experience for disabled students studying at the University, assisting the Disability Advisors. You will be providing advice and support to students and staff in the University working with disabled students, assessing support needs and making recommendations about a wide range of possible reasonable adjustments. This is a varied role which requires strong organisational skills as well as flexibility and commitment.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and confident individual with experience of supporting and assessing the support needs of disabled students, preferably gained in higher education. You should have strong communication skills and a proven ability to develop valuable working relationships. A strong commitment to working with students and a positive, innovative and flexible approach to work is also required. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will help you to liaise with a wide variety of staff and students.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Louise Pepper-Kernot


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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