Disability and Wellbeing Manager

Full-time salary: £42,000 to £52,500 (Grade 3)

Start date: 1 September 2021

 Location: 305 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5DD

 Closing date: 14.00 hours on Friday 11 June 2021

 You can find the full Job Description and Person Specification here.

About the Post

We are a higher education provider, regulated by the Office for Students, and we deliver undergraduate degrees in accounting, business and law. We currently have c. 70 members of staff and 1,000 students, with plans to progressively increase student numbers to c. 2,000.

We pride ourselves on providing disadvantaged and underrepresented students with access to a transformative higher education experience. We recruit students that have the potential, attitude and aspiration to succeed. This is key to us fulfilling our broader vision of offering students from all backgrounds the opportunity to define and pursue success through education.

The Disability and Wellbeing Manager will line manage one Disability and Wellbeing Advisor.

The Disability and Wellbeing Manager will be responsible for delivering a high-quality disability and wellbeing service for all home and international applicants and students, and members of staff, to include:

  • Undertaking periodic evaluations of the Disability and Wellbeing Service.
  • Leading on an annual review of the Disability Policy, and writing the Disability and Wellbeing Annual Review, working collaboratively with academic and professional services staff.
  • Ensuring that process documents are in place and implemented for all activities undertaken by the Disability and Wellbeing Service, and undertaking periodic reviews of processes to ensure they are effective and fit-for-purpose.
  • Preparing and presenting disability and wellbeing information to staff, and arranging training events.
  • Working with the Admissions Manager and other members of academic and professional services staff to ensure that an assessment is made of all student applicants with a declared disability.
  • Providing specialised expertise in the area of disability and wellbeing, and providing accessible and proactive advice, guidance and support to students with disabilities in relation to all aspects of their higher education experience, working with members of academic and professional services staff as required.
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records for each student with a disability.
  • Working with the Head of Communications to ensure all online and hardcopy disability and wellbeing information is comprehensive, accessible and timely.
  • Preparing and presenting information to students at events such as Student Induction.
  • Developing and overseeing the delivery of a programme of student wellbeing activities.
  • Providing employment-related guidance and support to staff with disabilities.
  • Developing and overseeing the delivery of a programme of staff wellbeing activities.

You can find the full Job Description and Person Specification here.

How to Apply

Applications should be emailed to hr-ps@bil.ac.uk.

Please include the title of the post you have applied for in the subject heading of the email.

Before you apply, please read through Section 3 of our Staff Development and Recruitment Policy.

Applications should include a CV and letter of application:

  • Your letter of application and/or CV should set out how you satisfy the essential criteria (and, if applicable, any desirable criteria) as set out in the Person Specification; and
  • Your letter of application should set out your competence to undertake the tasks associated with the post as set out in the Job Description.

If you wish to be considered for a job share or fractional (i.e. part-time) post, you should state this at the beginning of your letter of application.

We actively welcome applications from persons with a disability, and we have a Guaranteed Interview Scheme.  Full details are available in Section 3.3.1 of our Staff Development and Recruitment Policy.

All applicants are requested to complete a confidential online Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which will be submitted separate to the CV and letter of application. Completion of this form will enable us to monitor the effectiveness of our Staff Development and Recruitment Policy and related procedures.