Employer Specific Information

AHEAD

Willing Able Mentoring (WAM) programme is a division of AHEAD that focuses on the transition into employment for graduates with disabilities.   

More information here: 

Arthritis Ireland

Arthritis, back pain & related conditions: A guide for employers     

Guide available here:                        

Aware

Aware offers a suite of workplace wellness programmes to respond to the increased need for mental health awareness and resilience development within the workplace.      

Information available here              

CIPD

If you are a member of CIPD you can log in and access various information on the law relating to disability.

Log in and view here

Deaf Hear

DeafHear provides DAHAT courses to raise awareness of the barriers faced by Deaf and Hard of Hearing people and to inform participants on appropriate strategies and behaviours to enable them to support Deaf and Hard of Hearing people.

Find out about the courses here: 

EmployAbility

The nationwide EmployAbility Service provides an employment support service for people with a health condition, injury, illness or disability and a recruitment advice service for the business community.

Your local EmployAbility service will:

provide you with employment assistance and access to a pool of potential employees with varying levels of skills, abilities and training;
provide ongoing support for both the employer and employee throughout employment;
provide a professional job matching service to help ensure successful recruitment;
provide advice and information on additional employment supports.

Click here to get contact details for your local EmployAbility Service

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission is Ireland’s national human rights and Equality institution. They are an independent public body that accounts directly to the Oireachtas.

Theor purpose is to promote and protect human rights and equality in Ireland and build a culture of respect for human rights, equality and intercultural understanding in the State.

View their 7 Steps Towards Human Rights and Equality in the Workplace here.

Health and Safety Authority (HSA)

This guide has been produced by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) using guidance and expertise from the National Disability Authority (NDA). It aims to assist employers to provide a healthy and safe workplace for employees with disabilities.

View the guide here: 

IBEC

IBEC have detailed some useful FAQ's for employers regarding emolyees with a disability. 

A link to these FAQ's from their Employment Law guidebook can be found here: 

NCBI

NCBI works with employers to outline the adaptations that can be made in the workplace to accommodate people with sight loss, provide information on the grants that are available and to promote the capabilities of people with sight loss in the workplace.

Find out more here: 

National Learning Network

Hundreds of employers — large and small —across Ireland have benefited from the extremely wide range of skills available from NLN courses and also the experience of offering employer based training places and /or work experience to National Learning Network students.

There are many benefits for employers of hosting National Learning Network work experience placements. 

Find out more:

National Disability Authority (NDA)

The National Disability Authority (NDA), as the independent statutory body provides information and advice to the Government on policy and practice relevant to the lives of persons with disabilities. We have a role to assist the Minister for Justice and Equality in the co-ordination of disability policy.

Their functions include research, developing and collaborating on the development of relevant statistics; assisting in the development of standards; developing codes of practice and monitoring the implementation of standards, codes and employment of persons with disabilities in the public service.

Have a look at the NDA's publications on Employment here

Workplace Relations

Workplace Relations provides information on industrial relations & rights and obligations under Irish employment and equality legislation AKA Equality Tribunal. 

More information on what you should know here.