To create employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities the Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, a UK local authority, reviewed its practices and: 1. Introduced a recruitment policy that allowed for roles for people with learning disabilities to be created from within existing job descriptions. 2. Gave managers the freedom to place vacancies directly with supported employment agencies. 3. Had managers work with its supported employment partner to set up working interviews, a...

BPIR Categories

9.6.6 Manage & support workforce diversity
13.7 Develop community relations
9.3.3 Recruit, select & hire employees

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