Disability confident employer

We are accredited as a disability confident employer.disability confident employer logo

This means we are committed to:

  • challenging attitudes towards disability
  • increasing understanding of disability
  • removing barriers for disabled people and those with long-term health conditions in employment
  • ensuring that disabled people have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

Actions we are taking to maintain these commitments include:

  • ensuring our job application process is fully accessible
  • guaranteeing an interview to all disabled people who meet the essential criteria for an advertised job role
  • ensuring that reasonable adjustments are made for disabled staff when they start work
  • providing support for disabled staff, using our health and safety team, ICT service, occupational health, disability leave scheme, Access to Work and Fit for Work service
  • inviting disabled staff to join our Disabled Staff Forum for ongoing support and engagement on the development of staff policies and processes.
equality and diversity enquiries

01934 634 832

louise.roberts@n-somerset.gov.uk