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Stratford-on-Avon District Council re-awarded Disability Confident Employer status

Released on 8 September 2017 Press Release

Stratford News

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'.

This includes:

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."

Contact details

Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Elizabeth House, Church Street,
Stratford-on-Avon, Warwichshire,
CV37 6HX
Tel: 01789 267 575

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