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Inclusion Officer - Autism Specialist

Student Services

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £27,511 to £30,046 per annum
Permanent
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Wednesday 12 May 2021
Reference:  EHA2010-0421

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About You

With excellent interpersonal skills, you will be empathetic, enthusiastic and patient. You will also be well versed in collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to enhance and develop alternative provision to ensure our students remain well supported.

You will be able to demonstrate excellent customer care skills and resilience and have a collaborative approach to work. To be successful you will be a good communicator, with effective negotiating and influencing skills and the ability to develop and build positive working relationships.

About the Role

Edge Hill is an inclusive institution, which welcomes students from all backgrounds. 

This new role is an important addition to our team to provide an enhanced level of support to students and to share knowledge, skills and experience within the team.  You will manage a complex caseload, offering advice and guidance to current and prospective students with a primary focus on students with Autism/ASC, advising colleagues to ensure all appropriate support is put in place.

This role is vital in identifying support needs, suggesting reasonable adjustments and drawing up Student Support Plans to ensure students’ learning needs are met. 

This job provides an excellent opportunity to join a supportive and friendly team in a varied, student-centered role where you will make a real difference to our students.

Rewards/Benefits

You will benefit from 23 days annual leave plus 13 bank holiday and University closure days per annum. We aim to provide our staff with a positive work life balance and have a range of schemes in place to support this. Your continued professional development is as important to us as it is to you and we demonstrate this through our investment in your CPD activity. 

You will be automatically enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme and have access to our staff benefits platform, which provides you with discounts across the high street to help you save money on your everyday spending such as supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more. We also offer discounted membership to our state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities.

About Us

Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Jayne Faraday, Inclusion Manager at Faradayj@edgehill.ac.uk 

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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