As our student numbers increase and we continue to diversify our programmes and portfolio, we are looking to recruit a Disability and Inclusion Advisor to join our Student Experience, Wellbeing and Inclusion team. The team supports students experiencing a range of disabilities, mental health conditions, long-term physical health conditions and learning differences to access their course and achieve their full potential.
As our Disability and Inclusion Advisor, you will assist with student-centred advice and guidance to disabled students from pre-entry through to graduation. This will include providing support and assistance for students applying to the University along with our current students in ensuring reasonable adjustments and specialist support is in place to support engagement on their chosen course. The role would ideally be suited to somebody who has specialist knowledge of the barriers faced by disabled students within higher education.
As a Disability and Inclusion Advisor at The University of Law, you will:
- Maintain a caseload, providing continuing support for applicants and students, including case reviews
- Advise disabled students on accessibility issues, allowances and funding streams
- Provide advice to internal stakeholders of appropriate reasonable adjustments
- Working with wider teams to promote inclusivity and the continual development of services and support for disabled students
- Play an active part in sharing ideas and knowledge to promote and sustain constructive, supportive and friendly working relationships
We are looking for individuals with:
- Experience within student services, wellbeing or diversity & inclusion
- Relevant experience supporting disabled people, mental health conditions or specific learning difficulties
- Understanding of assistive technologies available, and how they can support students
- Knowledge and experience of the Disabled Students’ Alllowance (DSA)
- Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality and sensitive information
Membership of an organisation such as NADP would be ideal, although we will also fund qualification routes for individuals with relevant knowledge and experience.
The role will be working on a hybrid basis, spending 1 to 2 days per week at either our London, Bloomsbury campus
About Us & Benefits
The University of Law were the first-ever independent institution to be granted degree awarding powers and in 2012 we gained university title. With a rich heritage and a reputation for innovation and contemporary teaching practices, we continuously focus on developing the best legal and business minds.
On top of a competitive salary, we provide a generous annual leave entitlement of 30 days, and there’s a rewards package that includes:
- Private Medical Scheme and Life Assurance
- Contributory Pension Scheme
- Training and Qualifications (including Course Sponsorship/Fee Discount)
- Season Ticket Loans and Student Discounts
Diversity, Inclusion and Flexible Working:
We are committed to ensuring our workforce is reflective of our diverse student population, striving to increase the representation of age, disability, gender identity and expression, religion, race, sex, sexual orientation, and socio-economic background of our employees.
We’re also committed to providing adjustments to those who may require support with the recruitment process – please contact the ULaw Talent Acquisition Team via [email protected].
For an information discussion about the role please contact [email protected]
Some posts within the University are subject to a DBS check – you will be notified of this during the application process.
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