RNIB achieves Disability Confident Level 3

Lizzie Buxton

Written By Lizzie Buxton

27th March 2019

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The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has been accredited as a Level 3 Disability Confident employer by AdviserPlus.

Achieving Level 3 of the Department of Work and Pensions’ initiative means that RNIB is recognised as a Disability Confident Leader, acting as a champion within its local and business communities. RNIB is one of just 37 charities who have this status and one of 858 employers across all sectors.

Hannah Lee, Head of HR at RNIB said: “RNIB is committed to being an Equal Opportunities organisation and we strive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace.

“We’re proud to be a member of the Disability Confident Scheme and to be recognised as a Disability Confident Employer (Level 3).

It is important that our recruitment, ongoing management and core training offers are continually reviewed so that we can make improvements. RNIB is committed to challenging attitudes towards disability, as well as removing barriers to disabled people and those with long-term health conditions.”

To achieve the Level 3 accreditation through AdviserPlus, RNIB provided details of how they met the criteria such as the running of our Understanding Sight Loss Course, our flexible working policy, and setting minimum criteria for interviewing candidates covered by the scheme along with feedback to all who aren’t successful.

If you’d like to become a Disability Confident Leader you can download this guide for more information



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