Keystone Group becomes Disability Confident Committed Employer

disability confident committed employerThe Keystone Group is delighted to have been awarded Disability Confident Certification. The Keystone Group has committed to working with the Disability Confident scheme to ensure that disabled people and those with long term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

The Disability Confident scheme supports employers to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to the workplace. The scheme aims to help employers to successfully recruit and retain disabled people and those with health conditions.

Lucy Weighall, Resourcing Manager at the Keystone Group commented “We are delighted to officially become a Disability Confident Committed Employer. At the Keystone Group we are dedicated to creating a diverse workplace that welcomes and supports people of all abilities. The Disability Confident scheme also recognises that 83% of people will acquire a disability while already in work so it is important for employers to be equipped to assist their workforce. We look forward to implementing the scheme across all our companies as we continue to build a strong support network for our employees.”

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer we have committed to:
• ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
• communicating and promoting vacancies
• offering an interview to disabled people
• anticipating and providing reasonable adjustments as required
• supporting any existing employee who acquires a disability or long term
health condition, enabling them to stay in work
• at least one activity that will make a difference for disabled people

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