Become a Disability Confident employer
If you'd like to employ disabled people but you need more information about how to go about it, the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) Disability Confident campaign is a good place to start.
Download Disability Confident brochures and posters for more information about:
- the benefits of employing disabled people
- cost-free services and support available to Disability Confident employers.
Toolkit – 5-step plan for becoming an inclusive workplace
The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) has published a toolkit with a 5-step plan for leadership teams on how to become an inclusive and welcoming environment for disabled people.
Disability responsiveness training
Disability Responsiveness NZ offers a 2-hour workshop for anyone working with disabled people. The workshops look at impairments and disability and how to create an inclusive space.
Work and Income recruitment support
Work and Income offers free recruitment support for employers. If you are recruiting a person with a disability or health condition you may also be able to access other funding, eg, for workplace modifications.
Workbridge services for employers
Workbridge provides free support to employers using their recruitment service. This includes advice and information, access to funding for disability-related costs where eligible, and workplace support.
Helping an employee get back to work after an injury
If you have an employee who has been off work due to injury, ACC can work with you to help get them back to work.
Last updated on Tuesday, 16 August 2022