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Head of Disability Service

Head of Disability Service

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Education & Training

  • Contract type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £51052 per annum

  • Contact:

    Samantha Johnston

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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A vibrant world class University are looking to recruit a Head of Disability Service on a 12 month fixed term contract covering maternity leave paying £51,052 per annum. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced manager to lead an innovative service, offering excellent benefits including generous holiday entitlement, flexible working arrangements, and an opportunity to develop your CPD with a range of free short courses.

As the Head of Disability Service, you will lead the University Disability Service team, being responsible for line-managing the Service management team and leading activities to develop the service. The University Disability Service works together with students and staff to promote and inclusive learning environment where disabled students are able to succeed. You will manage the Service's relationships with key stakeholders. You will also deliver some advice directly to students with complex requirements and be responsible for service budgets and management information reporting,

To be successful in the role you will have considerable experience of advice-giving, leadership and line management. You will have successful experience of collaborating and encouraging inclusive practices, as well as working in a team, project-management and problem-solving. Your experience could be based within another sector, but you will have a thorough knowledge of how the social model of disability and the disability provisions of the Equality Act (2010) apply within Further- and Higher Education contexts.