Equality issues

Disability

We have included resources here to support you when you are ready to apply for jobs or further study. You should also make use of our website Equality matters to support you in your career choices.

If you would like to discuss your options in complete confidentiality, why not book an appointment with careers staff in Career Connect via MUSE

Useful websites for further information
Business Disability Forum
An employers' organisation focused on disability as it affects business. Membership list available on website.
Disability and mental health (Targetjobs)
You're not usually obliged to include details of your disability in job applications. But if you need to mention it during the recruitment process, organisations will accommodate your needs.
Disability Rights UK - Telling people you're disabled: a clear and easy guide for students
Advice on disclosing your disability from the disability rights campaigning network.
Disabled students allowance (Prospects)
Support for disabled students.
Doing Careers Differently: how to make a success of your career while living with a disability or health condition
Produced by Disability Rights UK, this publication includes case studies, advice and information, and signposts to further sources of help.
Dyslexia and employment - Careers Service
Support for students and recent graduates with SpLD.
EmployAbility
A not-for-profit organisation dedicated to assisting students and graduates with all disabilities, including dyslexia or long term health conditions, into employment.
Great with Disability
Provides students with a disability or long-term health condition with useful information as they apply for graduate jobs and prepare to go through the recruitment process. Also includes information from specific employers about the support they offer, which their own company website may not refer to.
My Plus Students' Club
Offers specialist careers advice to students who have a disability or long term health condition. Join for free access to support with job hunting, applications and interviews.
Purple Jobs
Specialist agency designed to match people with disabilities who have an identified set of skills seeking work with employers with vacancies requiring the same skills.
Support for disabled students - Careers Service
How the Careers Service can support students and recent graduates.