Employers for Disability NI is delighted to invite all employers to a free briefing, Positive Action: Recruiting and Supporting People with Learning Disabilities.
This briefing will be delivered by Disability Action on the morning of Friday 7th December, 2018 (9.45am – 11.30am). It will incorporate a very brief AGM and is our annual event to mark the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December, http://www.un.org/en/events/disabilitiesday/).
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The session will focus on positive action in recruitment as well as workplace support and adjustments for employees with learning disabilities; the staff from Disability Action has a wealth of experience to share in this area. We are pleased to also invite Holly, a Workable participant, to give a personal perspective as an employee with learning disability.
Our thanks to Lead Partner, BT, for hosting this event, which will be held in BT’s Riverside Tower, 5 Lanyon Place, Belfast BT1 3LP.
Date: Friday 7 December 2018
Venue: BT Riverside Tower, 5 Lanyon Place, Belfast BT1 3LP
Time: 9.45am – 11.30am
Cost: Free of charge
10.00am: Welcome and introduction
Catherine Christy, Chair, Employers for Disability NI
Recruitment positive action and good practice: Laura McCartney, Asst Director Employment Services, Disability Action
Workplace support and adjustments in practice: Norma Bolton, Workable Support, Disability Action
Personal experience of workplace support and how this enables a positive work experience: Holly, Workable participant
Promoting employment of people with learning disabilities: Tommy Cairns, Employer Engagement Officer, Disability Action
11.05am: Employers for Disability NI AGM
To book email: email@example.com. The closing date is 12 noon on Friday 30 November 2018.