Pathway Lead AccessAbility

Application Deadline: 15/04/2021

Job Details

Location: Exeter

Salary: £35,845 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.

Sector: Higher Education

Job Description

The AccessAbility Service is part of the University’s Wellbeing Services, also comprising our welfare service, psychological therapies team and mental health advice and support service. You will assume responsibility for the day-to-day management and operational oversight of the work of the University of Exeter’s AccessAbility Service (Disability Advice, Exeter Access Centre and part of the Non-medical helper Services, Bands 1-4). The role involves close liaison and joint working across the Wellbeing Service to support students with a range of disabilities, alongside liaison with other university staff and external agencies (e.g. Student Finance, Access Centres, GP, statutory mental health services and voluntary sector agencies).

About you

We would be keen to hear from experienced disability or relevant health practitioners interested in supporting students and managing a team in a university environment. You will be a skilled practitioner who has a thoughtful and adaptable approach to your work, as well as a real interest in managing complex difficulties and sensitively supporting students. You will also be committed to the advancement of disability services and widening access to this important student community. This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for someone to join an innovative service allowing you to develop your skills and engage in service development projects. You will be a skilled practitioner, able to work with colleagues at all levels and demonstrate excellent communication skills to negotiate and influence.

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