Disability Confident Committed Employer

disability confident - committed

The University of Bedfordshire is committed to creating and sustaining a positive and supportive working environment for its staff and an excellent teaching and learning experience for its students, where staff are valued and respected, and students are encouraged to thrive academically. As a provider of employment and education, the University values the diversity of its staff and students and is committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for its students and staff.

The University is committed to and strives for equality of opportunity for all its students and staff (existing and prospective) and will recognise and celebrate their diversity.

As part of this commitment the University has signed up to the Governments Disability Confident Scheme and has become a Disability Confident – Committed Employer.

As a Disability Confident - Committed Employer the University of Bedfordshire has made the following commitments:

  • Ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
  • Communicate and promote vacancies
  • Offer an interview to applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria for the job
  • Anticipate and provide reasonable adjustments as required
  • Support any existing employee who acquires a disability or long term health condition, enabling them to stay in work.
  • To implement a job shadowing scheme

See further information on the Disability Confident Scheme


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