|Salary:||£37,099 to £40,521 pa with potential to progress to £44,263pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience. UH7|
|Placed On:||19th September 2023|
|Closes:||17th October 2023|
FTE: 1FTE (Working 37 hours a week)
Salary: UH7 £37,099 pa to £40,521 pa with potential to progress to £44,263pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience
Annual Leave: 30 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year
Location: College Lane Campus
As part of its continuous commitment to providing professional and specialist support services to the University Community, the Dean of Students Office is investing substantially in the growth and expansion of its dedicated team to reach out and support as many students as possible. The Dean of Students Office is also a key source of support and guidance to colleagues across the University, working together to enhance and support the student experience. This role is being implemented to support and contribute to a professional and specialist service which supports a growing number of students presenting to the disability team with complex, lifelong disabilities and challenges.
You will deputise for the Head of Disability as appropriate, responding to emergent enquiries, providing advice and guidance, and ensuring that the University continues to deliver the excellent standard of support and provision for disabled students. Carrying complex students caseloads, you will work closely with a number of university teams and external providers. You will both co-create and deliver university wider training and awareness sessions. You’ll have the opportunity to work on and to lead in several initiatives and projects designed to enhance current provision and positively impact the student journey and the university’s inclusive practice.
You’ll have extensive experience of working in a higher education setting within a role that has meant you have managed complex cases, managed a demanding caseload and have provided support advice and guidance to a range of students accessing higher education. You will have knowledge and experience of working with and supporting students with a range of complex difficulties and disabilities and will be committed to ensuring their access to education has no barriers.
You will be educated to minimum of degree level or equivalent and hold a professional qualification or extensive CPD in a relevant area.
DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE
This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as amended. The University requires that the successful applicant who is offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. An Enhanced Disclosure will be required and this will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions. The University of Hertfordshire complies with the ‘Code of Practice for Registered Persons and other recipients of Disclosure Information’.
Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad
Successful applicants who have lived outside the UK, for 12 months or more (whether continuously or in total), in the last 10 years, will be required to produce a ‘Certificate of Good Character/Conduct’ from each of those countries.
Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.
Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Emma Diston / E.Diston@herts.ac.uk
Closing Date: 17/10/2023
Interview Date: TBC
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