Happy Days Nurseries & Pre-Schools has been accredited as a Disability Confident Employer

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Jun 04, 2024

Happy Days Nurseries & Pre-Schools is now a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident is a government scheme designed to encourage employers to recruit and retain disabled people and those with health conditions.

Disability Confident is creating a movement of change, encouraging employers to think differently about disability and take action to improve how they recruit, retain and develop disabled people.

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer, Happy Days have pledged to ensure that their recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. This means that Happy Days actively communicate and promote vacancies in a manner that reaches all potential candidates, regardless of their background or ability. Additionally, Happy Days guarantee an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job, recognising their valuable contribution to the workforce.

Furthermore, Happy Days are dedicated to anticipating and providing reasonable adjustments as required to support both current and future employees with disabilities or long-term health conditions, demonstrating their commitment to fostering a supportive environment where all colleagues can thrive and contribute to their full potential. Creating a workforce where all colleagues can SHINE.

Fiona Blackwell, Operations Director stated, “This achievement reflects our ongoing commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where every individual is valued for their unique strengths and talents. Obtaining this accreditation serves as a testament to our values as an employer and underscores our belief in the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We firmly believe that by embracing diversity, we not only enrich our company culture but also enhance our business performance.”

Happy Days are excited to continue their journey towards achieving even higher levels of accreditation, and are currently working towards obtaining the Level 1 accreditation.

Happy Days attainment of the Disability Confident Committed accreditation marks an important milestone in their journey towards becoming a more inclusive and supportive employer and they are dedicated to building on this achievement, remaining steadfast in their commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of the organisation.