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Disability Adviser


Academic Development and Services
UAL - High Holborn
Full time
University Disability Service

16 January 2018 23:55

30 January 2018
£33,653 - £41,329

This post offers an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, hard-working and experienced disability practitioner to join our innovative Disability Service.

You will work closely with your manager and colleagues to deliver advice and co-ordinate support for disabled students. You will provide advice to academic and support staff on how to meet disabled students’ access requirements and promote inclusive practices. You will participate in activities to develop the service and be given opportunities to develop an area of special interest.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of so many creative industries.

You will have experience of professional advice work. With a thorough understanding of the social model of disability and the Equality Act (2010), you will know how this applies to Further and Higher Education contexts. You will understand disability funding arrangements in Further and Higher Education and have expertise in developing and encouraging inclusive practices. You will have successful experience of working in a team, collaborating and problem-solving.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, a final salary pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

If you have any queries you may contact Lola Obileye, Academic Development and Services Recruitment Administrator via email: or telephone: 020 7514 2965.

Appointment to this role will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background to your offence(s).
At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.