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Disability Adviser

Kensington, Greater London (Hybrid)
£19.18 per hour + holiday pay
Full-time
Temporary (1 month)
Job description

Prospectus is delighted to be working with a prestigious postgraduate university for the arts as they look to appoint a temporary Disability Adviser, to join their student experience team. The team help to support the progression and retention of students facing challenges throughout their time at the College and is committed to enhancing the complete student experience. This role is full time, initially for 4 weeks, with the potential of extension to 8 weeks.

As a Disability Adviser, you will establish, deliver and monitor high quality, expert advice and support for postgraduate taught and research students with disabilities, including mental health and general health conditions. Your work will be centred on assessing the needs of their incoming student cohort, proactively liaising with colleagues across the College to anticipate reasonable adjustments and implement support opportunities, supporting funding applications via 1:1 and group appointments, and updating web pages and social media information.

To be considered for this role you will, have knowledge and understanding of student disability issues including an up-to-date understanding of the Equality Act and other relevant legislation and frameworks, specifically, the College's responsibilities within these areas. You will also have the ability to communicate effectively with wide range of people, including in challenging situations, for example, working with people with complex and sensitive conditions, as well as strong networking skills to work sensitively with individuals and teams to ensure the best possible support for student. Experience working in a Higher Education setting is desirable, however not essential.
 
Please note, this is a full-time role, 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday. The role is offered on a hybrid basis, minimum 3 days per week at their Kensington Campus, with the option of working from home, the remaining 2 days.

Please apply with your CV only in the first instance (in Microsoft Word format). Cover letters are not required at this stage. We are reviewing CVs on an ongoing basis, so it is highly recommended to submit your application as soon as possible.  Following your application, you may be contacted by Prospectus for an informal discussion and may be asked to provide further information to assist with the recruitment process. 

As a specialist Recruitment Practice Prospectus is committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Prospectus invests in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you

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Posted on: 17 May 2024
Closed date: 10 June 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: 188495
Tags: Advice, Information