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Trinity College Dublin is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the continued development of employment policies, procedures and practices which do not discriminate on grounds such as gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, race, membership of travelling community. All staff are protected from bullying and harassment under the College Dignity and Respect Policy.

This is a Code of Practice for College Departments, Schools and Services, staff and employment applicants, which outlines how the College's Equality Policy should be interpreted regarding people with disabilities who are currently on the staff of the College, or who may be applying for posts in College.

Trinity College Dublin is committed to:

  • Ensuring that people with disabilities will be facilitated to give effective performance in the posts that they hold, and will not be disadvantaged by reason of having a disability.
  • Creating a supportive workplace environment which allows employees with disabilities to develop their full potential.
  • Increasing the proportion of staff with disabilities to a minimum of 3% of total staff in compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Actively encouraging applications from people with disabilities
  • Removing such barriers that prevent full access and participation in the life of the College for people with disabilities.
  • College recognizes that its human resources are its most valuable asset and every reasonable effort will be made to enable staff who become disabled while employed in College, to remain within its employment.

To view the full policy please view the college policies website at - http://www.tcd.ie/about/policies/employment_of_people_with_disabilities.php



Last updated 13 July 2015 andrew.costello@tcd.ie (Email).