Ability has committed to be Disability Confident

Published: 28 Oct 2022

Disability Confident EmployerAbility Housing Association has joined the nationally accredited Disability Confident Employer scheme and is at level 1 and working hard towards level 2 over the next two years.

The scheme was started in 2016 to help employers recruit disabled people get into work and to support them in the workplace and includes a number of possible commitments including:

  • inclusive and accessible recruitment
  • communicating vacancies
  • offering an interview to disabled people
  • providing reasonable adjustments
  • supporting existing employees

And selected actions including:

  • work experience
  • work trials
  • paid employment
  • apprenticeships
  • job shadowing
  • traineeships
  • internships
  • student placements
  • sector-based work academy placements

More about the scheme here.

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