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Welfare and Disability Adviser

Based in Scarborough

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The Welfare and Disability Adviser will provide support and information in relation to social, personal and practical issues and where necessary, refer students for more specialised advice to academic, support staff or external agencies.

Welfare and Disability Adviser

Full Time, Permanent

£26,945 per annum plus up to 10% discretionary performance bonus

 

CU Scarborough has been established by Coventry University Group as a new campus in North Yorkshire to provide high quality, student centric, career focused higher education on the Yorkshire Coast. CU Scarborough works in close collaboration with a number of partners including a range of employers.  It operates through one of Coventry University’s wholly owned subsidiaries (Coventry University College Ltd.) and is supported by the wider group infrastructure. Our new purpose built facilities opened in September 2016 located at the heart of Scarborough’s brand new circa £50 million education and sports campus.

Acting as a main point of contact for students and staff at CU Scarborough the Welfare and Disability Adviser will provide support and information in relation to social, personal and practical issues and where necessary, refer students for more specialised advice to academic, support staff or external agencies.

You will develop and maintain relevant and up-to-date print and electronic resources for a wide range of student disability, medical and welfare issues and liaise with senior managers, external agencies and academic and professional services staff as required.

With the ability to undertake or arrange for detailed assessments for disabled students you will produce comprehensive reports detailing the level and nature of their support needs and recommend how these might best be addressed.

With an up to date knowledge of funding regulations you will be able to advise and assist students in the procurement and administration of funds such as the DSA, ascertaining eligibility and making representations to Assessment Centres, to ensure students with disability are receiving the support they require.

 If you have relevant experience in this field and a desire to help our students achieve their potential then we look forward to hearing from you. 

 

To apply please visit

 https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d567541PcYQ&WVID=127594Bxa4&LANG=USA

Salary:
£26,945 Per Annum
plus up to 10% discretionary performance bonus
Position:
Permanent
Located in:
Scarborough
Closing Date:
30th April 2020
Employer:
CU Scarborough
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