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Learning Support Advisor

Learning Services

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £27,511 to £30,046 per annum pro rata
Post Type:  Part Time
Hours Per Week:  18.5
Closing Date:  Sunday 13 June 2021
Reference:  EHA2040-0521
Number of Positions:  2

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

About You

With experience of delivering specialist support to disabled students, you will have an understanding of the provision of specialist disability related advice with a commitment to providing student centred support. You will be able to work collaboratively with both academic and support staff, demonstrating excellent communication skills.

To be successful, you will be professional, committed to equality and diversity and have a flexible approach to work. 

About the Role

Based in the Catalyst Building, as a member of the SpLD Support team, you will have responsibility for the design and delivery of high quality specialist study skills support for SpLD and disabled students of all academic disciplines at all levels, from pre-entry to taught postgraduate, across the University to enhance students experience, attainment, and retention.  

Your role will involve building effective relationships and working collaboratively with colleagues across disability services to support students in developing autonomous study skills strategies. The postholder will also contribute to team and service development, including participating in and leading on specific projects and areas of activity within the team and more broadly across Learning Services.


You will benefit from 23 days annual leave plus 13 bank holiday and University closure days per annum, pro rata. 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. 

You’ll be working for a multi award-winning institution that has been named University of the Year in the Educate North Awards (2021) in recognition of our continued commitment to deliver an exceptional student experience and the exceptional progress we have made to deliver investment and innovation over the past 12 months, while placing students at the heart of everything we do.

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: Andrew Billington, Learner Support Manager at 

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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