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Careers + Employment Service

The Dome, The University of Derby - Buxton, 1 Devonshire Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6RY

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Opening Times

  • Monday 09:30 - 15:00.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 15:00.
  • Wednesday 09:30 - 15:00.
  • Thursday 09:30 - 15:00.
  • Friday 09:30 - 15:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.


  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Buxton.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Buxton.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Building Parking

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

Level Change (Main Entrance)

Outside Access (Careers + Employment Centre Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor of the Dome, to the left as you enter the main entrance.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 124cm (4ft 1in).


  • Careers + Employment Service reception is located ahead on the right as you enter.
  • The desk is 2m (2yd 7in) from the Careers + Employment Service entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are medium.
  • The reception desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • There is seating available in the reception.
    • The seats do not have armrests.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There are computers and desks for students to use for job searches, CV creation and other careers related uses.
    • There are height adjustable chairs with armrests available.

Accessible Toilet (The Dome)

Standard Toilet(s) (The Dome)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff do receive deaf awareness training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.