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Disability Practitioner

Cardiff University

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £32,332 to £34,980 per annum (Grade 5)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 27th February 2024
Closes: 15th March 2024
Job Ref: 18215BR

The Student Disability Service is seeking to appoint a Disability Practitioner to support the information, guidance and support offered to disabled students. The post holder will provide initial consultations to provide information and guidance and provide direct response to support issues, escalating more complex cases to the Disability Advisers.

The post holder will support students with Specific Learning Difficulty screening and assessments, assist in the development of support plans and work with all students with Disabled Students Allowance applications and support issues.  

You will be able to demonstrate professional knowledge of disability support and experience of working in higher education.

This post is full-time (35 hours per week), fixed term for 12 months (maternity cover). The post is available from the 15th April 2024.

Salary: £32,332 - £34,980 per annum (Grade 5)

Important: Evidencing Criteria

We use the person specification as a key tool for short-listing. Candidates should evidence that they meet all of the essential criteria as well as, where relevant, the desirable. As part of the application process you will be asked to provide this evidence via a supporting statement.

Please ensure when submitting the supporting statement document / attaching it to your application profile you name it with the vacancy reference number.  

If candidates do not provide written evidence of meeting all of the essential criteria then their application will not be progressed. 

If you would like to know more about the role, informal enquiries can be made by contacting Bethan Griffiths, Senior Disability Adviser. Email address: GriffithsB32@cardiff.ac.uk Tel: 029 20870149

Cardiff University offers many excellent benefits, including 37 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), pro rata for part time staff, local pension scheme, a cycle to work scheme and other travel initiatives, annual increments up the pay scale, and more. It is an exciting and vibrant place to work, with many different challenges and is a proud Living Wage supporter.

Closing date: Friday, 15th March 2024

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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