Job Title : Junior Disability Services Coordinator
Department : Operations
Manager : Operations and People Manager (Maya Woodley)
Hours per week : 40h Full time, with 1 hour for lunch each day
Location : Brighton head office
Salary : £21,500 per annum starting salary
Diversity is at the heart of everything we do and we strive to ensure our team reflects the diversity within society at all levels.
We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability, however we are particularly interested in hearing from black applicants or those from minority ethnic groups, and those with lived experience of disability, for this role.
Diversity and Ability (D&A) is an award winning disabled person-led social enterprise supporting neurodiverse and disabled Individuals in education and the workplace.
Throughout our work we champion neurodiversity and disability inclusion through technology, training and talent.
D&A helps organisations to achieve positive culture shifts, where disability inclusion and accessibility are woven into the fabric of educational and work environments.
We provide 1-to-1 Assistive Technology training and mentoring as well as group workshops and leadership coaching. D&A is paving the way for a future where everyone is welcomed and valued.
We are setting the benchmark for inclusion, shifting attitudes away from obligation towards celebration.
D&A are looking for an enthusiastic and organised person to join our friendly operations team, working primarily to co-ordinate support sessions for disabled and neurodiverse learners as part of their DSA (Disabled Students Allowance) or Access to Work provision.
As the first point of contact, you will be contacting our clients to arrange their training; this will involve liaising with our training team, the learner, their university and the funding bodies.
D&A has a team of about 100 support staff and you will be managing their training calendars. We want to hear from organised, emotionally intelligent, excellent communicators ready to join our wonderful team.
Authenticity : Valuing lived experiences through peer-to-peer support, amplifying disabled people’s knowledge and voices
Enabling : Providing non-judgemental, empathic and holistic support for all
Inclusive : Dismantling the disabling barriers to participation using an intersectional approach
Thriving : Pushing boundaries, striving for better; paving the way for a future where everyone is welcomed and included
Celebrating diversity : Ensuring differences’ are recognised for their strength and value
Key responsibilities :
Person Specification Essential Criteria
This role is a faced paced role, thorough onboarding training will be provided, the following are desirable skills that will support your work in this role
D&A champions and celebrates equitable opportunities, inclusion and diversity. We are a Disability Confident Leader and encourage openness around mental health, hidden and visible barriers.
We have built a supportive team that is committed to your wellbeing, progression and development.
We can offer :