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Mar

14

Thursday

What works well in improving employment support for disabled people

1.00pm

Seminars

Public

To book a place please email Doria Pilling: d.s.pilling@city.ac.uk

Speakers: Clare Gray, Disability Advocacy Adviser and Jenny La Rocque, National Employer Manager, Shaw Trust

The presentation will focus on being Inclusive in employment

Topics covered:

  • What Is Inclusion/Accessibility?
  • The Business Case for employing disabled people
  • Common Misconceptions
  • Putting Policy Into Practice - developing a policy framework
  • People’s experiences of in-work support
  • Overview of Access to Work Scheme

Clare Gray has worked for the Shaw Trust for over 14 years and has over 25 years’ experience in the specialist field of disability and inclusion. Her  role as Disability Advocacy Adviser means that she is actively involved at a government and policy level responsible for ensuring Shaw Trust is a best in class employer for disabled people and also involves advocating and representing the views of disabled clients to inform future employment support provision.

Jenny La Rocque has worked for Shaw Trust for nearly 10years. Her role as National Employer Manager allows her to work and support  national organisations at a strategic level to ensure their recruitment process is inclusive as well supporting organisations on their journey to becoming a Disability Confident Employer.

Please let us know if you have any special requirements

Directions to the venue at: https://www.city.ac.uk/visit#9601=1

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When and where

1.00pm - 2.15pmThursday 14th March 2019

C318 Tait Building City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom

Contact Details

CLS Research Events

City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom
0207 040 3410

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