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Disability Advisor (Maternity Cover)

Student Wellbeing Services
Salary:   £26,715 to £32,817
Closing Date:   Sunday 19 April 2020
Interview Date:   Wednesday 29 April 2020
Reference:  N2338-R

Disability Advisor Advert (Maternity Cover)

Lancaster University is seeking a Disability Advisor to join the Disability Service within Student Wellbeing Services. We are looking for an enthusiastic and professional individual to work as part of a team to provide information, advice and guidance to disabled students and to implement and facilitate their support across the institution.  

As a Disability Advisor you will be responsible for providing an excellent standard of service to students with a range of learning, mental health needs and disabilities. The successful candidate will need to work flexibly (both independently and as part of a team) in a variety of contexts.  You will need to use your initiative and problem solving skills to find unique solutions to new situations and challenges on a regular basis.  A significant aspect of the role will involve working collaboratively across the institution with academic and professional colleagues, so excellent communication skills are essential.  Good time management and excellent administrative skills are also essential, including strong IT skills

Educated to degree-level or equivalent, you will need relevant experience in a customer-facing role as well as an understanding of the Equality Act 2010, relevant funding frameworks and the higher education sector.  Understanding of inclusive and accessible teaching and learning would be an advantage. As part of the Disability Service team you will work to promote inclusive teaching and learning and encouraging anticipatory adjustments and good practice across the institution.

This is a fixed-term post until the end of September 2020.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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