InternPlus – HR Digital Accessibility

University of Aberdeen

The InternPlus Programme has operated efficiently since July 2016. Since its inception, it has seen over 70 College of Aberdeen undergraduate college students full an InternPlus internship giving them invaluable expertise. The initiative gives college students the chance to contribute to outlined tasks or actions throughout the College throughout time period time, inside a supervised and supportive atmosphere which helps develop transferrable expertise for future work or examine. InternPlus college students full their internship half time (as much as 15 hours per week) in the course of the College’s tutorial yr alongside their research.

The InternPlus Programme is designed to offer key help to a variety of College departments in the course of the tutorial yr. This mission is barely obtainable to enrolled undergraduate college students on the College of Aberdeen (UoA) who’re anticipated to graduate in 2025 or 2026.

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Period of Put up

Fastened Time period (9 months or much less)

This mission is important to the College’s capacity to enhance digital accessibility of our companies, particularly of College of Aberdeen’s (UoA) Human Useful resource service provision, as set out within the Public Sector Our bodies (Web sites and Cellular Purposes) (No. 2) Accessibility Laws 2018. The mission aligns to the College’s Strategic Plan (Aberdeen 2040) Inclusive theme, its related Implementation plan and our Equality End result to “Eradicate boundaries to accessibility for disabled workers and college students by taking actions to repeatedly enhance the working and studying environments for disabled workers and college students”. 

Human Assets is usually the primary level of contact for potential workers and making certain that our paperwork are digitally accessible will contribute to the mission of the college to be ‘open to all’ and additional the goals of UoA’s Equality, Variety and Inclusion (EDI) Coverage. This is applicable equally to workers as soon as employed by the College. 

The Digital Accessibility Working Group (DAWG) has been exploring methods to standardise institutional documentation to maximise its accessibility. In help of this exercise the DAWG not too long ago engaged AbilityNet to offer an in depth evaluation of UoA doc templates and complete steering on easy methods to make such paperwork accessible. It’s envisaged that the intern mission will draw on the work of DAWG to enhance the digital accessibility of paperwork supplied through the Human Assets workforce.

The aim of the internship is to scope the work required to enhance digital accessibility of HR service provision and to format agreed HR insurance policies and documentation to make sure they’re digitally accessible. Revised paperwork can then be used to create new accessible templates for future use. The templates developed and the method of creating them digitally accessible might be disseminated to different Skilled Companies groups as examples of excellent follow to help the College-wide drive in the direction of full digital accessibility. 

The intern will probably be primarily based within the Organisational Growth Staff inside Human Assets and can have the chance to work with colleagues from throughout HR, offering a incredible alternative to study HR in a Increased Training establishment.  The intern will probably be supported via formal and casual coaching and by two supervisors.

Wage will probably be on the applicable level on Grade 2, £21,543 every year, professional rata (£11.35 per hour).

Any appointment will probably be made topic to passable references and probation interval.

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This function is predicated within the UK and as such the profitable candidate will probably be required to reside and work within the UK.

This publish doesn’t meet the minimal necessities for visa sponsorship below the Expert Employee Route. We’re due to this fact unable to think about candidates for this publish that require sponsorship to work within the UK. 

The candidate appointed to this publish could also be eligible for homeworking on an occasional or common foundation.  For extra data please seek advice from our Homeworking Coverage.  

Purposes ought to embody a curriculum vitae (not more than two sides of A4) with an accompanying overlaying letter (no multiple facet of A4), outlining your causes for making an utility. We might strongly advocate that you just make use of the College’s Careers and Employability Service  to help you in your utility.

On-line utility types can be found at

The cut-off date for receipt of functions is 04 October 2023

Must you want to make an off-the-cuff enquiry please contact:

Catherine Cook dinner

c.cook [email protected]

01224 273413

Please don’t ship utility types or CV’s to Catherine Cook dinner.

Please quote reference quantity INT23A11S on all correspondence.

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