Released on 8 September 2017 Archived Press Release
Stratford-on-Avon District Council has been re-awarded the Disability Confident Employer standard for a two year period until August 2019.
To achieve this standard the District Council has shown a commitment to support and promote disabled people in the workplace.
In particular against the following two themes: 'Getting the Right People for the Business' and 'Keeping and Developing Your People'.
Ensuring our recruitment process is free from discrimination and available through a range of channels
Making adjustments to our interview processes to ensure that they are accessible to disabled people
Offering an interview to those candidates who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the role (detailed in the job description)
Making reasonable adjustments as required.
Cllr Stephen Thirlwell, Deputy Leader says: "The District Council is committed to the recruitment and retention of people with disabilities and we are proud to have been recognised as a Disability Confident Employer for a further two year period.
"Disabled people can face many challenges getting and keeping a job, we hope local employers will sign up to become a Disability Confident Employer."
Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Elizabeth House, Church Street,
Tel: 01789 267575