Equal opportunities

Find out more about Equal Opportunities at Handicap International UK, and our status as a Disability Confident Employer.

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Handicap International UK values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We particularly encourage applications from people with disabilities.

Equality and Diversity

HI UK’s Equality and Diversity Policy permeates all aspects of its work, including its actions and attitudes towards employees, clients, consultants, temporary workers, and all others associated with its work.

The organisation recognises that individuals and groups have been discriminated against on many grounds, including the ‘protected characteristics’ under the Equality Act (age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation). HI UK’s policy is that no individual or group should receive less favourable treatment on any of these grounds.

► Handicap International UK Equality and Diversity policy (pdf, 71 KB)

Disability Confident Employer logoDisability Confident employer

Handicap International UK has been certified as a Disability Confident Employer by the Department for Work and Pensions. This reinforces our commitment to employ, keep and develop the abilities of disabled employees.

As a Disability Confident Employer we:

  • have undertaken and successfully completed the Disability Confident self-assessment.
  • are taking all of the core actions to be a Disability Confident employer.
  • are offering at least one activity to get the right people for our business and at least one activity to keep and develop our people.

Find out more about Disability Confident at: www.gov.uk/dwp/disabilityconfident