Disability awareness in association with thinkBIGGER!

16 Nov 2022, 10:00-13:00
Application deadline
7 Nov 2022
Career stages
Early, Experienced, Expert
Unscripted TV, High-end TV, Children's TV, Animation
ScreenSkills funded

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 with hiring responsibilities working in animation, HETV, children's television and unscripted television. 

If you work in Unscripted TV and are interested in other training addressing workplace best practice as well as how to stay healthy, happy and productive at work, check out the ‘Your life at work’ strand.

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 Animation Skills Fund, High-end TV Skills Fund and Unscripted TV Skills Fund.

While this session involves no formal assessment, after completing the end of initiative feedback survey you will be able to download a certificate as evidence of your attendance. This will be valid for 18 months.

How to apply

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 attend, we ask you to please use the “decline ticket” function on the right hand side of the page so that we can release your place. Our sessions are often oversubscribed, so we’d like to give other freelancers 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 above mentioned skills funds, 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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