Disability awareness in association with thinkBIGGER!

25 Nov 2021, 09:00-12:00
Application deadline
15 Nov 2021

This session is part of the ‘Your Life at Work’ strand which offers training aimed at addressing workplace best practice as well as how to stay healthy, happy and productive at work.

Talent managers - are you looking to engage with disabled talent to work on your production? Want to be more confident when discussing disability with potential hires? Want to know your company's obligations are with reasonable adjustments? Do you understand how Access to Work can transform your employees' working lives?

If you are looking to increase your knowledge and expertise we’ll provide tailored information, expertise and practical advice as well as post-workshop support for participants. 

Who it's for

This session is ONLY open to individuals working in scripted and unscripted television with hiring responsibilities.

What it covers

Attracting disabled talent - getting your outreach right

Understanding reasonable adjustments and how to make them

How Access to Work helps disabled employees

Language & How to get it right

It will include interactive elements where you will be split into smaller groups to work in break out rooms.

This session is supported by the ScreenSkills Unscripted TV Skills Fund which invests in training for the unscripted workforce thanks to contributions from broadcasters, SVoDs and production companies.

This session will take place online via Zoom. Click ‘apply for ticket’ and follow the instructions to apply for your place: you must login or register before you are able to complete your application.

If you are no longer able to use your ticket, we ask you to please contact USF@screenskills.com so that we can release your place. Our sessions are often oversubscribed, so we’d like to give others the opportunity to fill available spots. Thank you for your consideration.

This course would normally cost participants to attend, but thanks to funding from the ScreenSkills Unscripted TV Skills Fund, we are able to offer it to you for free. If you fail to attend, we reserve the right to request reimbursement of costs, unless your place can be taken by someone else.



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