Disability Services provides a range of confidential support services for disabled students and confidential advice for disabled staff. We work closely with colleagues across the University and with relevant external suppliers and support agencies. Our friendly and professional team of staff have expertise in a wide range of disability-related issues and regularly provide training and advice to University staff to support the provision of an inclusive and accessible learning and working environment. We currently support over 2,500 disabled students to access their studies by identifying and arranging a range of support to meet their individual needs. We also provide a DSA needs assessment service for students in other universities and colleges through our regional Access Centre.
We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join the Disability Services’ team as an Assistive Technology and Alternative Formats Officer. This is a permanent, full-time position. This important role supports the timely provision of alternative formats of information for disabled students and provides expert training and advice on the use of assistive technology to support learning. This is an exciting opportunity to join a professional team in a varied, challenging and interesting role in a supportive environment. With lead responsibility for Disability Services’ assistive technology and our Alternative Formats Service, you will work with colleagues in Disability Services and across the University to promote inclusive practice and access to learning through the use of technology.