Disability Adviser (Part-time)
Salary: £27,319 - £35, 646 pa, pro rata (0.5 or 0.6 FTE)
The University of Cambridge is seeking a Disability Adviser to work as part
of the Disability Resource Centre team providing specialist advice,
guidance and support to students with disabilities and prospective
The post-holder will work alongside another part-time Disability Adviser to
provide support for all students disclosing a disability, other than those
students with Specific Learning Difficulties. A dedicated specialist
Disability Adviser works with all students with Specific Learning
You will be qualified at degree level and a post-graduate qualification in
disabilities would be desirable. You should have at least two years recent
experience advising disabled students in a higher education setting. You
will also have an understanding of a range of disabilities, with up-to-date
knowledge of the Disability Discrimination Act and its implications for
students in higher education.
You will need excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be
able to work with people from a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences
and expectations, demonstrating a commitment to equality of opportunity.
In return we offer generous benefits including 33 days annual leave
(pro-rata), excellent staff development opportunities, and a final salary
The closing date is 9th April 2010. Interviews will be held in the week
beginning the 19th of April 2010.
Further particulars are available at
http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/univ/disability/jobs.html. Information for
disabled applicants is contained within the further particulars.
Applications, consisting of a supporting statement, a curriculum vitae, and
a completed PD18 form (parts I and III only, including details of two
referees) should be sent to John Harding at Disability Resource Centre,
Keynes House, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1QA, or via email to
[log in to unmask], by the closing date of 9th April 2010.
Disability Resource Centre
University of Cambridge
Cambridge CB2 1QA
8th Annual Disability Lecture The 8th Annual Disability Lecture is coming
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please ask anyone on the team or follow the link below. We look forward to
seeing you there!