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Accessibility Specialist

Scope

London,UK

Job details

Job reference
REQ001995

Date posted
29/09/2022

Application closing date
30/10/2022

Location
London Office/Remote Worker

Salary
£35,653 per year

Package
27 days holiday per year (full time equivalent), Excellent training and career development, Flexible working, Pay progression at 6 months and 2 years Discounts at gyms, restaurants and more

Contractual hours
35

Job category/type
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Accessibility Specialist

Job description
Scope is a disability equality charity in England and Wales. Together we are Disability Gamechangers. We work to create a society where all disabled people enjoy equality and fairness. We campaign tirelessly for everyday equality for disabled people.
The Accessibility Specialist will support the delivery and creation of Scope’s accessibility training products for businesses. This will include accessibility reviews as part of training packages and potentially audits. The role will be split between content and technical web accessibility.

Permanent - 35 hours per week

Location: Here East, Hackney Wick, or remote working. May include travel to deliver training.

Job Description

The role

Deliver accessibility training products to professionals and corporate teams
Create and deliver bespoke training packages
Create and deliver new training products on technical accessibility and WCAG 2.1
Develop new training assets, like toolkits and videos
Review and audit accessibility of websites and other content types
Support colleagues with accessibility of their work
Support the development of consultancy product offering
About you

A good knowledge of digital and web accessibility standards and Equality Act 2010
Experience doing reviews against WCAG 2.1 and content accessibility best practices, such as plain English
Experience using assistive technologies to test content
Experience with accessibility testing and content tools. For example, WAVE, Microsoft Insights, Hemingway App
Experience delivering training and confident with public speaking. Your personality and the style of delivery you bring inspires and educates.
You can take feedback well and make changes to your work when needed
Lived experience of disability. Or you’re passionate about accessibility and equality for disabled people
We ask you demonstrate an appreciation of Scope’s values and ambition of achieving Everyday Equality for disabled people.
Our values are being pioneering, courageous, connected, open and fair

By living our values and trusting each other, we give our colleagues freedom and space to be creative, push boundaries and change minds.

Disabled candidates

We are a disability equality charity and encourage applications from disabled people. We are dedicated to creating a workforce that is a true reflection of the communities we serve. If you are disabled, have the skills, and or the experience to do the job, then we would love to meet you for an interview. Just let us know in your application that you are applying under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme.

If you require adjustments through your journey with us, please email recruitment@scope.org.uk

You will find more information here about the type of adjustments we can make.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Equality and inclusion are at the heart of everything we do. We want to seize every opportunity to build a truly diverse and inclusive workplace.

We work hard to ensure that we are making exciting opportunities available to all, and everyone feels valued, heard and respected so that we continue to build a high performance, high engagement culture.

Scope benefits

We believe hard work deserves reward and recognition. We offer a wide range of benefits including:

27 days plus Bank Holidays
flexible working
company pension
excellent training and career development
strong colleague networks across disability, race and LGBTQ+
discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme and much more.
How to apply
If you want to become a Disability Gamechanger, we'd love to hear from you.
Click the apply button to create an account and complete your application form.
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Salary Range: £35653 - £35653

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