Support Worker Team Manager

Employer
University of Leeds
Location
Leeds, United Kingdom
Salary
£34,304 to £40,927 p.a.
Closing date
Jul 1, 2022

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Do you want to be part of a professional service, committed to supporting students and colleagues and delivering an exceptional student experience?

Are you able to provide leadership, direction and support to colleagues?

Are you able to think strategically and creatively to help shape the future of our Service?

The Student Education Service (SES) is a passionate and ambitious University service that supports 38,000-plus students and 9,200-plus staff to deliver an exceptional student experience. Our teams are committed to supporting every student to make the most of their time at Leeds and go on to succeed in their chosen career. Teamwork is key to our success and we proactively seek to work collaboratively with others in the wider University community and externally. If you like the idea of being part of a community of 800 professional staff working across our beautiful campus then we would love to hear from you.

The University is an exciting, and creative environment in which to build a career. Our staff have a broad array of skills and experience but work together in collaborative and inclusive ways in partnership with our students and academic colleagues who teach them.

You will be located within Disability Services and reporting through the Assistant Head of Student Support (Disability Services) to the Head of Student Support, you will be responsible for managing the provision of support workers for disabled students. The role provides an opportunity to contribute to the management of key aspects of the University's provision for disabled students. Working closely with a wide range of SES colleagues as well as being part of the Senior Management Team within Disability Services, you will take a lead role in driving developments in the management of support workers and be responsible for delivering and managing a support worker service to disabled students.

You will have excellent communication and organisational skills and a proven ability to motivate and support colleagues during times of significant demand. You will ensure that the processes and practices within Disability Services are delivered efficiently to consistently high standards and are subject to ongoing review and improvement, drawing in sector good practice through representing the University on external networks. You will encourage teamwork and collaborative working within the Disability Services team and more widely with academic schools and the other support services.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Simon Morris - Assistant Head of Student Support (Disability Services)

Email: s.d.morris@leeds.ac.uk

Please note you may be required to work on campus in this role. If you require any further information please contact Simon Morris.

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