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Disability Assessment Advisor


Part Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Administration


Part-time, continuing role (3 days per week, 0.6FTE)
Salary from $103,233 pro-rata, plus 17% Super
North Ryde Campus

The Role We are looking for an experienced disability assessment advisor to support prospective and current students with a disability who are seeking adjustments to enable them a suitable learning environment to participate fully in their studies. The role involves having a sound knowledge of relevant Disability Discrimination and Privacy Legislation, adult education processes, procedures and systems, and a detailed knowledge of a wide range of disabilities and their effects.
About You
Degree or equivalent experience in disability or related health discipline.
Experience assessing for services/adjustments and providing support to clients with disabilities.
Demonstrated high-level interpersonal skills, capacity to liaise within the organisational setting at all levels with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
Identifying and referring clinical scenarios where an individual or group is identified as at risk.
Demonstrated skill and experience in prioritizing competing demands in a work environment
About UsStudent Wellbeing services focus on early intervention/ prevention (information and advice), triage (assessment), interventions (treatment/ adjustments), and where required, referral to internal and/or external providers.
Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.
To ApplyTo be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate cover letter that outlines how you meet to the selection criteria below:
Appointment Type: Part-time, continuing role (3 days per week, 0.6FTE)
Position Description: Disability Assessment Advisor_PD_HEW8.pdf
Specific Role Enquiries: Dr Benjamin Wilkes – Associate Director, Student Wellbeing at ben.wilkes@mq.edu.au or 02 9850 7497
Applications Close: Sunday 21 July at 11:55PM (AEST)
Employment in this position is conditional upon holding a Working with Children Check Clearance.
Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.
We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.
             


Advertised: 10 Jul 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 21 Jul 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time


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Disability Assessment Advisor Macquarie University

Sydney
NSW
2109
Australia

One of Australias leading universities. Recognised for high-quality research and unique undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

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