Disability Adviser

Cardiff University - Student Support and Wellbeing Division

You will work within the Disability and Dyslexia team, part of the Student Support and Wellbeing Division.

You will be responsible for providing disability advice and guidance to current and prospective disabled students who have a sensory and or, physical impairment, mental health condition, long-term-health condition, dyslexia, other specific learning difficulties or who are on the autism spectrum. You will advise academic Schools and professional services on the provision of reasonable adjustments.

Additionally, you will provide; effective liaison and linkage between services internal and external to the university, and contribute to training and awareness raising activities.

We are looking for an individual who has experience of managing a student caseload and advising academic schools and professional services on the provision of reasonable adjustments for disabled students.

This is a full time position of 35 hours per week over 5 days for twelve months, commencing on 01/07/2018.

If you would like to know more about the role, informal enquiries can be made by contacting Mathew Williams, Senior Disability Adviser by emailing WilliamsME1@cardiff.ac.uk

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

 

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