Human Resources

Assistant Disability Adviser ***Internal Only*** - QMUL20927

Department: Student & Academic Services - Disability & Dyslexia Service
Salary: £34,220 - £40,194 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL20927
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 09-Dec-2019
Closing date: 23-Dec-2019

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The university’s Disability and Dyslexia Service is situated within Student and Academic Services and offers support for all students with disabilities, specific learning differences and mental health difficulties at Queen Mary University of London. The service provides students with advice on how to access funding for they support they require. It arranges diagnostic assessments for specific learning differences, Disabled Students’ Allowance needs assessments, as well as access to alternative formats for course materials; it can also arrange, where appropriate, loans of equipment and the provision of human support.

The successful candidate will act as a first point of contact for the university’s disabled students, including those with specific learning differences such as dyslexia, to implement appropriate support and the reasonable adjustments that they require to successfully study at the university. They will be responsible for co-ordinating the provision of what we refer to as ‘Non-Specialist Human Support’, e.g. note-taking, for those Queen Mary students who are eligible for such support.

The post is full time, 35 hours per week, on a permanent basis with an expected start date of 6th January 2020. Starting salary will be in the range of £34,220 - £40,194 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Simon Jarvis at or on +44 (0)20 7882 2765.

For more information about the Disability and Dyslexia Service, please visit the service’s homepage at

The closing date for applications is Friday 23rd December. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality


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