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Accessibility Assessor

Job details
Posting date: 21 July 2022
Salary: £19,305 to £21,805 per year, pro rata
Additional salary information: Salary is based on the full time equivalent
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 20 August 2022
Location: Home Based
Company: The Shaw Trust Ltd
Job type: Contract
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Summary

Looking to start a new career?

Are you interested in technology?
Do you have good computer skills and use assistive technology?
Have a meticulous attention to detail?
Want an exciting career with lots of potential for growth?
Shaw Trust Accessibility Services is a flagship social enterprise supporting organisations across the UK and internationally, to become digitally inclusive across a range of platforms.
Due to our continued success we're looking to expand our team!
We value talented people with a passion to make a positive impact to peoples’ lives. In return, the role offers an exciting opportunity to work with a client base comprising of FTSE 100 companies, public and third sector organisations.
We are seeking part-time Accessibility Assessors who have experience in one of the following specialties:
• Screen reader (JAWS, NVDA, Narrator) for users who are blind

• Voice activation (Dragon Professional) for users who have a mobility disability

• Keyboard or Non-mouse navigation for users who have a mobility disability

• Magnification (ZoomText) for users who have low vision

• Audio, video and multimedia perception and alternatives for individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing

• Contrast, text sizing, content fluidity, clarity, plain English, alternative formats, simply layout for users with low vision, readability difficulties, colour perception, cognitive impairment, learning difficulties or learning disabilities

We work with customers from when they start designing their website or app through to product creation and launch, and provide testing, technical support and consultancy.
Our in-house Digital Testing Team is unique in the marketplace, and has first-hand experience of disability and assistive technology, which brings a real-life perspective, both personally and professionally.
Working with us gives you far more benefits than a standard package; it gives you a chance to have a real impact on peoples’ lives, whilst embarking on a rewarding career path.
What we do is exciting, fulfilling and diverse and it’s about to get even better.
Want to know more, please email samantha.rees@shaw-trust.org.uk with your CV confirming which specialism you wish to apply for (Keyboard, Screen Reader.......). Please note we are happy to have an informal chat so you can learn more.

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