Senior Disability Adviser

University of Hertfordshire

Publish Title: Senior Incapacity Adviser

SBU/Division: Dean of Scholar / Scholar Wellbeing

FTE: 1FTE (working 37 hours per week)

Period of Contract: Everlasting

Wage: UH7 £37,099 pa to £40,521 pa with potential to progress to £44,263pa by annual increments on attaining designated abilities and expertise

Annual Depart: 30 days plus customary public holidays and a further 4 days together with the closure of our workplace between Christmas and New Yr

Location: Faculty Lane Campus, Hatfield

As a part of its steady dedication to offering skilled and specialist help providers to the College Group, the Dean of College students Workplace is investing considerably within the progress and growth of its devoted workforce to be able to attain out and help as many college students as attainable. The Dean of College students Workplace can be a key supply of help and steerage to colleagues throughout the College, working collectively to reinforce and help the scholar expertise. This can be a new and thrilling function which is being applied to help and contribute to knowledgeable and specialist service which helps a rising variety of college students presenting to the incapacity workforce with complicated, lifelong disabilities and challenges.

Fundamental duties and obligations

You’ll deputise for the Head of Incapacity as acceptable, responding to emergent enquiries, offering recommendation and steerage and guaranteeing that the College continues to ship the superb customary of help and provision for disabled college students. Carrying complicated college students caseloads, you’ll work carefully with a variety of college groups and exterior suppliers. You’ll each co-create and ship college wider coaching and consciousness periods. You’ll have the chance to work on and to guide in a variety of initiatives and tasks designed to reinforce present provision and positively impression the scholar journey and the college’s inclusive observe.

Abilities and expertise required

You’ll have intensive expertise of working in a better training setting inside a task that has meant you will have managed complicated instances, managed a demanding caseload and have offered help recommendation and steerage to a variety of scholars accessing greater training. You’ll have data and expertise of working with and supporting college students with a variety of complicated difficulties and disabilities and will probably be dedicated to making sure their entry to training has no boundaries.

{Qualifications} required

You’ll be educated to minimal of diploma stage or equal and maintain knowledgeable qualification or intensive CPD in a related space of Incapacity.



This submit is exempt beneath the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as amended. The College requires that the profitable applicant who is obtainable employment will probably be topic to a legal report test from the Disclosure Barring Service earlier than the appointment is confirmed. An Enhanced Disclosure will probably be required and this may embody particulars of cautions, reprimands or last warnings, in addition to convictions. The College of Hertfordshire complies with the ‘Code of Follow for Registered Individuals and different recipients of Disclosure Info’.

Abroad candidates and UK candidates who’ve lived overseas

Profitable candidates who’ve lived outdoors the UK, for 12 months or extra (whether or not repeatedly or in complete), within the final 10 years, will probably be required to supply a ‘Certificates of Good Character/Conduct’ from every of these international locations.

Please view the job description and individual specification for a full checklist of the duties and important standards. Please connect a private assertion displaying clearly how your abilities and expertise match the Individual Specification.

Contact Particulars/Casual Enquiries: Emma Diston / [email protected]

Closing Date: 3 weeks after advert positioned

Interview Date: TBC

Reference Quantity: 053984

Date advert positioned: 15/09/2023

Our imaginative and prescient is to rework lives: UH is dedicated to Equality, Variety and Inclusion and constructing a various group. We welcome purposes from suitably certified and eligible candidates no matter their protected traits, and recognise there are alternative ways candidates could obtain the factors on this doc. We provide a variety of worker advantages together with beneficiant annual go away, versatile location alternatives inside the UK, discounted Sports activities Village memberships and free Energetic Workers periods, private {and professional} growth and family-friendly insurance policies. #GoHerts

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