OSTC has long been committed to creating a fair and diverse working environment that is open to everyone.

Today we’re delighted to announce that we’re the proud owners of the UK government’s Level 1 ‘Disability Confident Committed’ employer certificate, reflecting our dedication to proactively attracting disabled talent through the Evenbreak job board.

Disability Confident is a government funded scheme that provides employers with the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to attract, recruit, retain and develop disabled people in the workplace. They provide tools, guidance and advice to help companies recruit and retain from the widest possible pool of talent.

This qualification is the first rung of the accreditation’s three levels of commitment ladder. And while there is still more progress to make, this is a huge step towards OSTC’s goal of eliminating structural barriers that hinder employees who may have a disability, or care for someone who has, from being able to effectively carry out their job.

Commenting on the achievement, OSTC’s Head of Diversity & Talent Development, Faizah Tahir, said:

“This accreditation is helping us to live and breathe our values of collective excellence and culture of inclusion and belonging. Our aim now is to continue improving our processes, structures, and practices to help us go from Level 1 (Disability confident committed) to Level 3 (Disability confident leader) in the years to come.

You can discover all current OSTC job opportunities suitable for disabled candidates on our Evenbreak profile.