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Inclusive Environments Specialist, CAE (UK)

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About Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE)

The Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) has been a leading authority on inclusive design for 50 years. We provide consultancy, training, research and publications on building design and management to meet all user needs, including disabled and older people. CAE pioneered the provision of access guidance for building designers based on collaborative research with disabled people and CAE is a leader in developing the case for designing for disabled people in inclusive design. Our services include the Access and Sustainability Advisory Service (ASAS) providing advice for London’s charity, voluntary and community groups and Pathways training and supporting young disabled people into inclusive design careers. More info on our website

As recognised experts in the field, CAE helps organisations to develop more inclusive environments through research, consultancy, training and guidance publications.

CAE is a trading name of Habinteg Housing Association, who have been a leading provider of affordable accessible homes for 50 years and are champions of the Lifetime Homes Standard.

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced access professional to help deliver inclusive environments. The role will require you to undertake access consultancy including supporting organisations with inclusive design guidance, design appraisals and advice though RIBA stages on a wide variety of building types. The successful candidate would need to have a strong interest in inclusive design and have knowledge of legislation and best practice standards, planning policy and Building Regulations relating to inclusive design. This is a great opportunity to work within a renowned consultancy with the opportunity to work on a wide variety of access projects.

See the full job description and person specification.

About You

You are someone who has a background in accessibility and inclusive design, looking to work in a leading company. The successful candidate will be passionate about what they do and work as part of a team providing advice to client and design team discussions and recommend effective solutions on technical and policy issues.

How to Apply

Please email a covering letter and your CV to:

The closing date for the position is Sunday 24th January 2021 with ‘virtual’ interviews to take place on Thursday 21st January 2021.