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From: HE Administrators equal opportunities list [mailto:ADMIN-EO at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On Behalf Of D.A.Child
Sent: 21 January 2008 16:56
Subject: V I Advisor - http://www3.open.ac.uk/employment/job-details.asp?id=3493&ref=ext


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Visual Impairment Advisor, Disabled Student Services, Teaching & Learner Support, Student Services 

Based in Milton Keynes 

£27,466 - £32,796

circulation date : 17/01/2008

closing date : 08/02/2008

Are you looking for an opportunity to support the needs of students with visual impairments and policy development?

We need an experienced professional to provide advice, support and training to staff providing services and support to over 1000 students who have visual
impairments in 14 centres across the UK. You will offer direct support to students, co-ordinate and maintain procedures dealing with visual impairment
issues, lead on policies ensuring a quality service in accordance with disability legislation and support the development and implementation of accessible

You will have a first degree (or equivalent) and relevant service experience, knowledge and experience of influencing policy and developing awareness of
services for students with visual impairments in an education context.

You will have good AT and IT skills, ability to work on own initiative, experience of delivering staff training and raising the awareness and promotion
of positive attitudes to visual impairment.

If you are an excellent communicator, self-motivated, with relevant skills/experience and a team player we would like to hear from you!

Closing date: 8 February 2008.
Interview date: 21 February 2008  

Derek Child

Head of Equality and Diversity

Strategy Unit - Equality and Diversity Office

01908 652867  

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