Ten Top Tips For Accessible Recruitment

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By  Jo Verrent in Unlimited.

 

Unlimited, in its current form, has been recruiting for disabled trainees since 2013. What have we learnt about accessible recruitment? Jo Verrent, Senior Producer for Unlimited, gives us her top ten tips…

    1. Target where you advertise – find out where disabled people might be, and go out of your way to ensure your adverts get to different people and places. Have you involved your local Deaf Centre, contacted Disability Arts companies, the disability units and local colleges and Universities? There are lots of places out there including advertising via Unlimited, Shape Arts and DAO.

     

    1. Get to grips with the Social Model – understand that it’s not people’s impairments that hold them back, it’s the way society doesn’t account for the needs of disabled people. Watch our quick animation for a start – audio described version here.

 

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