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Reasonable Adjustments Implementation Manager

Kaplan Professional

We are looking for a Reasonable Adjustments Implementation Manager to join our team.

This is a challenging and varied role which offers the chance of joining the team responsible for delivering the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). You’ll play a key role in ensuring compliance with the Equality Act 2010 including promoting equality of opportunity for members of minority protected groups and the operationalising of all Reasonable Adjustment (RA) plans.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Workplace adjustment officer who is looking to expand their skills and build their career with an industry leader.

A detailed job description can be viewed here, or alternatively you can copy & paste the following link into your web browser: bit.ly/4bxyvXv

What you’ll bring to the role

You will be passionate about removing barriers and ensuring that everyone has the same opportunity to sit the SQE. We are looking for someone with:

  • A strong background in EDI, in particular, the provision of adjustments or accommodations in an education or examination setting

  • A good understanding of the Equality Act 2010 and the duty to provide reasonable adjustments

  • Outstanding communication skills, including the ability to work influence and negotiate effectively

  • Confidence in working with technology, in particular the ability to get to grips with Assistive Technology platforms

  • Ability to work to a high level of accuracy - attention to detail is essential

  • A solutions driven approach to managing complex problems

  • Strong organisational and planning skills, including experience working with project plans

  • A good working knowledge of Excel (or Google Sheets)

  • Knowledge of working with the Google Suite is desirable but not essential

What we do

Kaplan is a provider of world-leading professional assessments. In 2018, we were appointed as the independent assessment organisation for the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE), which we then launched in 2021. This exam is now the sole route to qualifying as a Solicitor of England and Wales and will ultimately be taken by upwards of 13,000 candidates per year.

We are part of the Kaplan group, one of the world’s largest and most diverse education and assessment providers. We operate in over 30 countries and maintain relationships and partnerships with more than 1,000 school districts, colleges and universities, professional bodies and over 10,000 businesses. Our vast breadth and scope in terms of both capabilities and assets sets us apart.

What we believe in

Our goal is for Kaplan to be a great place to work where everybody can succeed, so we truly live and breathe our values: act with integrity, grow knowledge, empower & support, create opportunity, drive results together.

Kaplan is a global organisation whose mission is rooted in providing equal access to education and opportunities for advancement to people of all backgrounds. We believe diversity, equity and inclusion - of culture, experiences, perspectives - are paramount to creating success and opportunity in an ever-changing world. As an educator, partner and employer, Kaplan is committed to promoting an equitable world in which diverse talent can develop, advance and thrive.

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Our Values

We live, breathe and celebrate our values - they drive what we believe in, how we behave and guide us in creating a culture of success.

  • Act with integrity
  • Empower and support
  • Create opportunity
  • Grow knowledge
  • Drive results together

What we offer

As well as a competitive salary, transparent pay structures, hybrid/home working where possible, and paths for career progression, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • 28 days annual leave + option to purchase more
  • Season ticket loan and cycle to work scheme
  • Big discounts on Kaplan courses for you and your family
  • Private medical, income protection, and life insurance
  • 24/7 confidential helpline providing counselling and other support services
  • Company pension contributions
  • Maternity, Adoption, Shared Parental and Paternity/Partner pay which is well above statutory levels

How to apply

To apply for this role please submit a CV along with a Cover Letter detailing how you meet the requirements of the role (via the ‘Apply’ button above).

Please note, we recommend that you apply at the earliest as this vacancy will be closed once, we have gathered a suitable shortlist.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an online interview and be asked to prepare a task based on a scenario, details of which will be shared in due course. If you are successful at this first stage, you will be invited back to attend a second stage online competency based interview

Additional Application Information

Recruitment checks are undertaken in accordance with our background checking policy. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Our Suitability of Ex-offenders Policy is available on the careers page of our website www.kaplan.co.uk.

A sponsorship licence is a legal requirement for employers seeking to hire individuals from outside the UK or those who require a work visa to work in the country. Unfortunately, SQE does not possess this licence at this time.

Application Support

If you require support completing your application or wish to talk to someone about the role before applying please email the Recruitment Team recruit.request@kaplan.com.

Reasonable Adjustments

We believe equality, diversity, and inclusion - of culture, experiences, and perspectives - are paramount to creating success and opportunity in an ever-changing world. As an educator, partner, and employer, we are committed to promoting a world in which diverse talent can equally develop, advance and thrive. This includes making sure people with disabilities are given the opportunity to bring their best. Following the submission of an application, applicants will be given information on how to request reasonable adjustments if selected for interview.

Location: Homebased - National, UK

Number of roles: 1

Location: Remote
Salary: £37,000 to £42,000 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 16th February 2024
Expires: 16th April 2024
Job Ref: JR236394
   
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