To become a Disability Confident committed employer and start your Disability Confident journey, you will need to consider the commitments below.
At this level you will commit to these 5 actions.
This is usually a fixed period of time that a person spends with your business, when they can learn about working life and the working environment.
These are a way to try out a potential employee before offering them a job. The trial can last up to 30 days. The job must be for 16 hours or more a week and last at least 13 weeks. These are arranged through Jobcentre Plus.
Jobcentre Plus can help with recruitment.
These are available to people aged 16 and over and combine practical training with study. You could get a grant or funding to employ an apprentice if you’re in England.
This offers potential employees experience of a workplace and occupational skills that are different from what they are used to. It is usually limited to observation only. It is not paid and doesn't give direct work experience, responsibility or skills. It ideally lasts between half a day and 2 days.
These offer help for young people who want to get an apprenticeship or job but don’t yet have appropriate skills or experience.
A paid internship is a period of paid work experience between 1 and 4 months, usually taking place during the summer. A supported internship is aimed at disabled people still in education who are seeking work experience.
These are part of a university of college qualification. They usually last 4 to 6 months.
These offer sector-based training, work experience and a guaranteed job interview. They are arranged through Jobcentre Plus.
We will confirm your sign up and send you:
As part of awarding your Disability Confident Committed status we'll include the following information on the GOV.UK website:
You may also be contacted by Jobcentre Plus and DWP providers to help you attract, recruit and retain disabled people.
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