Student Disability Support Coordinator

Job title Student Disability Support Coordinator

Department Student Services

Salary Starting from £22,417, rising to £25,941 Pro Rata Per Annum

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Wednesday 08 January 2020

Closing date Sunday 19 January 2020

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CF7364

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Student Services is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, part-time Student Disability Support Co-ordinator to co-ordinate support for disabled students, ensuring all students have the opportunity to access and benefit from high-quality, student-centred services.

The role includes working with external recruitment agencies for support workers, maintaining clear and open lines of communication to ensure the provision of a consistently high-quality service to students, including acting as the first line of contact for student concerns. 

You will also assist in the recruitment, training and supervision of student volunteers for our ‘Campus Buddy’ social mentoring scheme and other programmes run by the Disability Service. Contribution to activities focusing on supporting disabled students such as the Autism Social Group and the ‘Beginning at Bath’ induction and transition event is also a key part of the role.

You will be educated to first-degree level, with experience of selection, training, supervision and monitoring of staff, working in a service orientated environment and knowledge of disability and inclusion issues. You will have strong administration, organisation and interpersonal skills, and an ability to work within a small team to provide the best possible student experience.

Student Services comprises Counselling and Mental Health; Disability; Student Money Advice and Wellbeing services. The post holder will contribute to the development of the service whilst working closely with other Student Services teams, as well as staff from across the University and external stakeholders.

This post is being offered on a part time basis of 18.25 hours per week (0.5FTE) on a fixed-term basis for up to 12 months covering secondment. Preference of working pattern can be discussed further at interview.

We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

For further information or to have an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Joel Staley (Deputy Director Student Services) on 01225 383964 or via e-mail adsjaas@bath.ac.uk

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.