Equality Matters - Disability
Join us for a series of talks around careers and employability issues for students and graduates with disabilities (as described in the Equality Act 2010*)
Watch this space, more events coming!
*(You’re covered and considered disabled under the Equality Act 2010 if you have a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect on your ability to do normal daily activities. This includes also depression, dyslexia, dyspraxia, Autistic Spectrum Dissorder. More information here: https://www.gov.uk/definition-of-disability-under-equality-act-2010)
Disability Employment Advisers: What they can do for Students/Graduates with Disabilities
A Disability Employment Adviser (DEA) at your local Jobcentre can help you find a job or gain new skills and tell you about disability friendly employers in your area. Eileen Cunningham, Adviser Team Manager & DEA for Jobcentre Plus will take us through what she and her counterparts across the UK can do to assist a graduate with a disability