Employer Specific Information


Irish Small and Medium Enterprise


The National Disability Authority is the independent state body providing expert advice on disability policy and practice to the government and the public sector, and promoting Universal Design in Ireland.          

http://per.gov.ie/wp-content/uploads/DLORep.pdf 2007

Disability Liason Officer Network Report  


IBEC/ICTU Joint Employment Guidelines for People with Disabilities  


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


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


Aware’s Wellness at work program based on cognitive behavioural therapy                              


Chartered Institute for Personnel Development (CIPD)               


Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) is the national support organisation for voluntary disability organisations in Ireland who provide services to people with disabilities and disabling conditions        


EmployAbility Service exists to support people with disabilities into paid employment while providing effective solutions to employers’ staffing needs. They are funded through Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection to deliver the National Supported Employment Programme throughout Ireland.      


Health and Safety Authority       


IASE (Irish Association of Supported Employment) believes that everyone should experience the dignity and purpose of a job. IASE work to inspire organisations to transform people’s lives through supported employment.        


Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission also know as Equality Authority       


Application and Interview Guidelines, Career Development, Employing a person with sight loss, Technology and Improvements.                               


National Recruitment Federation is an organisation set up to establish and maintain standards and codes of practice for the Recruitment Industry in Ireland.              


Deaf & Hearing Awareness Training. Accessibility , Advice  & Auditing. Disability Awareness Training (In conjunction with NCIB & IWA)    


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


www.equality.ie Equality.ie


Creating Contexts for Recovery - A Programme within the HSE. Produced a guide to employment of people with mental health difficulties – “Just Ask”.

www.ibec.ie IBEC 


Irish Congress of Trade Unions


University-based consultancy with the bold opinion that improving employee wellbeing doesn't have to be difficult or expensive. It also provides free resources.      


Employability services located throughout Ireland.     
http://www.nln.ie/About-National-Learning-Network/Centres.aspx  National Learning Network training centres located throughout Ireland.
www.mymind.org MyMind provide fast and easy access to counselling and psychotherapy services in Dublin, Cork and Limerick.
www.nosp.ie The National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) supports implementation of Ireland's suicide prevention strategy.
www.pieta.ie Pieta House provides a free, therapeutic approach to people who are in suicidal distress and those who engage in self-harm.
www.ie.reachout.com ReachOut.com is an online youth mental health service. Its aim, is to helps young people through tough times.
www.samaritans.org/your-community/samaritans-ireland-scotland-and-wales/samaritans-ireland Support service to assist people going through any tough time in their life.
www.shine.ie Shine is the national organisation dedicated to campaigning for the rights and empowerment of all people affected by mental ill health. The service delivers recovery-focused supports to people with mental ill health and their families.

The Hospital is Ireland’s largest, independent, not-for-profit mental health service providing quality mental health care and awareness.

www.legal-island.ie Legal-Island run the Irish Employment Law Hub providing a plethora of employment law articles for employers. They also provide a selection of HR and employment law conferences throughout the year for HR professionals with updates on employment law issues. 

This is not an exhaustive list - please do email us at info@employerdisabilityinfo.ie if you have any suggestions of other organisations that could be included.