Accessibility Lead - Remote Working

Location Bootle
Job type Contract
Salary £250 per day
Contact Ben Fincham
Call Ben
Reference 171533

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has a locum role for an Accessibility Lead based in Bootle, Liverpool but working remotely.

The pay rate for this Accessibility Lead role is £250 per day (PAYE) and is a 6-month contract.

Main Duties:

  • Implement quality assurance processes to ensure the work of others meets new legal requirements on accessibility
  • Check that HSE builds accessible web content with a focus on what all types of users need
  • Advise on the technical feasibility of designs
  • Continually improve designs and solve technical problems to ensure they meet relevant standards as a minimum
  • Build capability by developing guidance on a range of accessibility and digital inclusion topics.
  • Maintain and manage an Accessibility Risk Register
  • Provide team members with professional advice and performance feedback, supporting their learning and development goals.
  • Lead on embedding the accessibility standards processes for the HSE website
  • Work with other communications platform service owners to ensure standards are met and advise on remediation activities.
  • Be an advocate for accessibility, educating and influencing

Requirements of the Accessibility Lead:

  • Experience of production of accessible PDFs and the remediation to ensure they meet WCAG2.1 compliance.
  • Experience of producing accessible HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience of work relating to Digital Inclusion strategy and policy within a public sector organisation.
  • Passion for helping public sector organisations tackle the challenge of ensuring vulnerable people are not excluded from their services.
  • Experience in supporting digitally inclusive policy development within a public sector organisation.
  • Stakeholder management including with policy and operational delivery professionals.
  • Able to work collaboratively to lead teams across boundaries within in a complex policy/service environment.
  • Skills in defining in-house and third-party provision of Assisted Digital support.
  • Skills in how best to serve digitally excluded, hard to reach and vulnerable user groups
  • Ideally, experience in working on digital transformation of services and an understanding of the social and technological context for those services.
  • Ideally, skills in managing and mentoring team members, providing them with guidance, training and constructive feedback.
  • Ideally, skills in planning, developing and delivering training as well as evaluating its effectiveness.
  • Ideally, knowledge of the wider government strategy around digital accessibility and inclusion, and PSBAR compliance.
  • A degree in HCI/ Cognitive Psychology/ Anthropology/ Sociology/ Computer Science or related field, and/or relevant industry experience is desirable, but not essential.

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that are not available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive recruitment knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support
  • In house payroll system
  • Revalidation
  • Industry leading shift booking system
  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel Islands

This Accessibility Lead role is advertised by Ben Fincham; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.