Disabled people know best what matters and what needs to change. Our Disabled People’s Organisations, like Inclusion Scotland and the members of the Scottish Independent Living Coalition (SILC) are organisations of, not for, disabled people… Continue Reading SILC’s Letter to the Human Rights Taskforce on UNCRPD General Comment 7
Chief Executive Officer of Inclusion Scotland Reports to: Board of trustees Salary: £53,635 per annum starting salary. Pension: 8 % employer contribution Hours: 35 hours a week (full-time) Annual Holiday: 35 days, including 10 days for… Continue Reading Inclusion Scotland is recruiting a new Chief Executive Officer
Disabled people’s organisations and carers’ organisations have come together to call on Scottish Government to take urgent, radical action to create a social care support system worthy of the name. In an open letter to… Continue Reading Call for urgent radical action to transform Scotland’s social care support system
“For anyone thinking of applying for this internship in the future, my advice would be don’t be hesitant, as it is a great opportunity for disabled people.” By Laura Murdanaigum Before my internship I was… Continue Reading Helping to create a new Scottish Social Security Benefit System through lived experience.
“I would strongly recommend that any disabled person seeking employment apply for an opportunity on this programme as it really helps to build confidence and has such a diverse range of internships. The programme empowers… Continue Reading Human Resources Intern Experience Blog with Skills Development Scotland
Our new report, ‘Services for who?’, is the culmination of a 2 year DRILL funded research project which explored the experiences of disabled people with other characteristics when accessing services. We spoke to disabled people and service… Continue Reading Services For Who?
What is the #myworkstory campaign? On Friday 1 December 2017, Independent Living in Scotland, part of Inclusion Scotland, is launched #myworkstory, a social media campaign to encourage disabled people to get talking about being themselves at… Continue Reading #myworkstory campaign
A shift into home working during a pandemic has left the lines between work and home blurred. Staff need work to be a supportive environment where they can be themselves and if we use active… Continue Reading How active listening can strengthen your team
We reflect on the things we’ve done to support staff wellbeing during Covid-19 and share what’s worked. 1. Make time for informal group meetings Socialising in small groups can be great for our wellbeing. In fact, evidence shows… Continue Reading Three ways to improve staff wellbeing in the workplace!
As an employer or manager you may be uncertain how to discuss workplace adjustments with your staff or how to agree and review any support required. Understandably, it can be challenging to know where to… Continue Reading Six tips for discussing reasonable adjustments with staff
Scottish Government responds to welcome the call to action from the Social Renewal Advisory Board Today the Scottish Government published its initial response to the Social Renewal Advisory Board’s Report “If not now, when?”. Welcoming… Continue Reading Scottish Government responds to welcome the call to action from the Social Renewal Advisory Board
Alarming figures released today (24 March 2021) show disabled people have been dying in disproportionate numbers from Covid-19. 4,333 people who have died of Coronavirus between March 2020 and January 2021 were disabled people according… Continue Reading 6 in 10 Covid-19 deaths involved disabled Scots