Life Without Barriers awarded Disability Confident Recruiter status

11 January 2021

Every member of our team is committed to employing more people living with disability and we are thrilled to achieve Disability Confident Recruiter (DCR) status from the Australian Network on Disability (AND) for the second year.

This award clearly demonstrates Life Without Barriers commitment to providing a barrier-free and inclusive recruitment process for people with disability.

As a Disability Confident Recruiter Life Without Barriers has signed a Charter, making a public commitment to address the following:

  1. As a ‘Disability Confident Recruiter’ we are committed to providing fair and equitable treatment for candidates with disability.

  2. Our key recruitment web page(s) are accessible as per the Web Content Accessibility Standards (WCAG 2.1) and provide people with disability equitable access to our employment information.

  3. Our premises enable equitable participation throughout the recruitment process and where this is not possible, we have a dignified alternative.

  4. We know how to make adjustments to accommodate a candidate’s specific requirements throughout the application, assessment and interview process.

  5. We provide key information in alternate formats on request.

  6. We take role briefs, advertise roles, screen, test and interview candidates with disability based on the essential requirements of the role.

  7. We communicate with candidates with disability using their preferred method of communication.

  8. We provide information and development to our recruitment consultants on disability confidence and awareness.

Life Without Barriers’ latest Accessibility, Inclusion and Employment Plan (2019 – 2022) ensures we continue to create inclusion and opportunity for people living with disability with ambitious goals and employment targets that will keep us accountable.

You can find out more about our Accessibility, Inclusion and Employment Plan here.

To organise an interview, please contact Nicole Hogan on 0427 997 110 or Nicole.hogan@lwb.org.au

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