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Disability Adviser

University of Roehampton - Disability & Dyslexia Services/Student Support Services

Location: London
Salary: £36,482 to £39,510 pro rata pa inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (Grade RU07)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 15th September 2020
Closes: 5th October 2020
Job Ref: RU02404

Part Time Fixed term 0.8 FTE 9 Months

We are looking for a Disability Adviser to join our Disability & Dyslexia Team. The Service contributes to key strategic aims such as retention, achievement and satisfaction by providing expert advice and support and by assessing and arranging adjustments to enable students to participate fully in academic life and meet their full potential.

The Disability Adviser is responsible for providing a high standard of service to disabled students, including individual casework, matching students with support workers and liaison with academic staff and external funding agencies to ensure reasonable adjustments are made and disabled students can participate fully in the life of the University.

At Roehampton, we change lives by helping our students to develop the confidence, knowledge and adaptability they need for a successful graduate career and fulfilling life.

We are a supportive, close-knit and inclusive community, with a proud history in higher education stretching back more than 175 years. Our values come from this rich history, built on community, engagement and partnership, with a belief that no matter their background, we can help our students realise their ambitions. Our graduates today have excellent employment prospects, and are part of a thriving global community of Roehampton alumni.

We provide an engaging portfolio of courses across the creative arts, social sciences, law, humanities, literature, education, business, and human and life sciences, including nursing. We also have an excellent research profile. With international reach, our research informs policy, enriches culture and improves people’s lives. 

We are based on a beautiful 64-acre parkland campus, located in the heart of south-west London. Our staff have access to excellent facilities and a generous range of staff benefits.

To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us.

For an informal discussion about the role please email with a contact number or call 0208 392 3275.

Interview Date: w/c Monday 12th October 2020

The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.

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