Disability Advisor

Recruiter
GSM LONDON-1
Location
London
Salary
30000.00 - 34000.00 GBP Annual + depending on experience
Posted
03 Sep 2017
Closes
19 Sep 2017
Category
Education
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Disability Advisor

GSM London

  • Salary: GBP30,000 - GBP34,000 per annum, depending on experience
  • Status: Full time, Permanent
  • Location: Greenford Campus with flexibility to travel to other sides (Greenwich or London Bridge)
  • Application Deadline: 18 September 2017, 9:00am

About GSM London

GSM London is an independent higher education provider that has been delivering degree-level education for over 40 years. We have campuses in Greenwich and Greenford and a study centre at London Bridge. Our partnership with Plymouth University means that our students receive a final qualification/degree awarded by one of the UK's top modern universities.

GSM London is genuinely inclusive, helping our diverse student body realise their aspirations whatever their situation or background. We encourage them to have bold dreams and we focus on employability from day one. We currently have around 7,000 students studying for a range of business-related degrees.

About the role

With a focus on the GSM London student experience and supporting students who have different levels of preparedness for further and higher level study, we have remodelled our advisory, wellbeing and engagement teams so that all student facing services work together to provide high levels of services and support. These teams work with other professional services teams and students themselves with an intention to continuously improve and evolve the services available through the Student Hubs at our Greenwich and Greenford campuses.

We are seeking an experienced professional to join GSM London as a Disability Advisor. The post holder will also act as a point of contact for members of staff within the institution regarding good practice for teaching and service provision concerning disabled students. Review and development of relevant policy and procedures is an ongoing responsibility of the post to ensure that GSM London meets the needs of students and is an accessible environment in which to study. The Advisor will maintain current legislative and regulatory knowledge and provide advice to staff, students and the College.

We have invested in an expansion of the Wellbeing team are seeking new members to support students with a range of learning, mental health needs and disabilities. The team needs an additional Disability Advisor to join the team and meet the needs of our diverse student body. To be successful you will be degree qualified or be able to demonstrate your experience in a Further/Higher Education or similar support setting. You will have a comprehensive understanding of the Equality Act (2012), disabled students' funding and accessible learning methods.

How to apply

To apply for this position please view the Job description below and submit your completed application form by email via the button below quoting Disability Advisor in the subject line. CV's will not be considered.

GSM London are committed to promoting equal opportunities to people regardless of age, gender, religion, belief, race, sexuality or disability. We operate as an employment agency and employment business. Please note you must have the Right to Work in the UK (without Employer sponsorship) to be considered for this role.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.