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Equal Opportunity Information

We are committed to equal opportunities and helping those who are disadvantaged

Fenland District Council is committed to equal opportunities to ensure that our employees and the people we serve are not discriminated against on the basis of their:

  • age
  • disability
  • employment status
  • occupation
  • ethnic, national or regional origins
  • race or colour
  • marital status
  • religious or political beliefs
  • responsibilities for children or dependents
  • gender/gender reassignment
  • sexuality
  • trade union activities
  • social class
  • unrelated criminal convictions; or
  • any other basis

We are committed to helping those who are disadvantaged and to reducing inequality within the resources available to us. We will ensure that we are a fair and equal employer at all times. 

We are committed to ensuring that we provide equality of opportunity to all in employment. The aim is to ensure that we do not unfairly discriminate against any job applicant or employee for any reason. 

We will ensure equal access and opportunity to good quality services designed to meet the needs of all of those in the community without prejudice or discrimination. 

The employment of disabled people

Disabled applicants will be given full and fair consideration for all types of vacancies.

Where possible we will retain the services of an employee is who is, or becomes disabled and provide retaining and deployment where necessary. Disabled employees will be given equal opportunities with other employees for training, career development and promotion.

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