HE Disability Advisor

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 28 February 2021

Salary: £22,950 per annum

Specific Hours: A minimum of 37.5 hours per week

HE Disability Advisor

HE Disability Advisor

£22,950 per annum

37.5 hours per week



About Us


Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College of Further Education sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to almost 4,000 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University holds Teaching Excellence Framework Gold and has 98% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas. A passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks make Hartpury an ideal career choice.


About the Role


This is a key role in contributing to a professional and specialist advice and guidance service to support students with learning differences, disabilities, health conditions and mental health difficulties to enable them to access their university studies successfully and encourage academic progress and student retention.


About You


  • You will be a highly organised individual to join our HE Achievement and Success Centre at Hartpury University.
  • You will have experience of working in a one to one or small group capacity with adults with a range of disabilities and ideally you will hold a Mental Health Qualification or an SpLD Qualification.
  • You will have the ability to work flexibly and under pressure with excellent communication and team skills.
  • Ideally, will possess a degree or equivalent qualification in an appropriate area.


What we Offer


  • Wellbeing events and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Discounts Scheme
  • Onsite fitness facilities
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Flexible working opportunities available
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays



Click the button below to see full details and to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 


Click here to view the full job description and person specification.


The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 28th February 2021


Interviews will be held on Friday 12th March 2021


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 


Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


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