Location: Birmingham, City Centre Campus
Interview Date: Friday 12 November 2021
The Disability Support Team provides advice, information and support to disabled applicants and students, and works with faculties and professional services to provide an accessible and inclusive environment. We are seeking a Senior Disability Adviser to join our friendly and dedicated team to line manage four Disability Advisers, support them and other colleagues with complex cases, carry your own caseload, and deliver training and consultancy on access, inclusion and the Equality Act 2010 to colleagues across the University.
Line-managing four Disability Advisers, the successful candidate will support advisers in managing increasingly complex cases, whilst managing your own caseload, and developing your role, and that of the Disability Advisers, to deliver training and guidance to colleagues across the University on inclusive teaching and assessment. You will play a key role in the Disability Support Team’s contribution to inclusive practice and our drive to increase the number of students accessing disability support. You will be an experienced line manager, and have extensive experience of disability support in higher education, managing complex cases, detailed knowledge of the Equality Act 2010 and the confidence to apply all this to complex situations.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
The Senior Disability Adviser will:
Skills and Experience Required
The Disability Support Team at Birmingham City University sits within Quality Enhancement and Inclusion. This is a new approach to disability support and is intended to help ensure that accessibility becomes an integral part of the design and delivery of courses. The successful candidate will be part of a team of 17 professionals providing a high quality service to disabled applicants, students and colleagues across the University.
We believe that universal design benefits everyone – come and work with us towards our vision of access for all, whether they have a declared disability or not.
To apply for this role, please complete the online application and upload a copy of your CV. Candidates are advised to remove personal information to ensure a fair and transparent recruitment process.
Please be aware that this position will require an Enhanced DBS disclosure, please contact HR on 0121 331 6693 for a confidential self-disclosure form should you wish to declare anything in advance.
|Salary:||£35,014 to £38,059 p.a.|
|Placed On:||8th October 2021|
|Closes:||31st October 2021|
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