Disability

We can make the following adjustments to maximise your use of Careers & Employability:

Access to 50 Park Place

All our workshops, career consultations, quick enquiries, drop-ins, and all student facing activities will take place at 50 Park Place. We have a ramp up to the front of the building. Careers & Employability is situated on the second floor: please contact us in advance if you want to attend a meeting or a workshop and you have difficulty in getting up stairs. We will make every effort to rearrange the location. If there are any other reasonable adjustments you may require e.g. Hearing Loop, please email: careers@cardiff.ac.uk, or Tel: (029) 2087 4227

Access & Parking -  5 Corbett Road

We have a ramp up to the building at the front and back. Visitor enquiries and GO Wales are on the ground floor.  We have a disability car parking space at the back of the building. Please contact us beforehand if you require this so that we can ensure it is available. You will need to email: careers@cardiff.ac.uk, or Tel: (029) 2087 4828.

Drop-In facility, ‘Should I disclose Dyslexia/Disability or Health Condition to an Employer?’

This drop-in facility is held on the ground floor at 50 Park Place during term time. Check our website for dates and times of this event.

Booklets

All our booklets are available on Career Central for download. The following booklets might be of specific interest to you:

  • ‘How to Identify Disability and Diversity Friendly Employers’.
  • ‘Should I Disclose a Disability to a Potential Employer?’

There is also a range of Audio/Video information to guide you in booking a career consultation or workshop, as well as information on gaining work experience, work tasters and placements.

Disability links

  • EmployAbility– advice for disabled people on internships, graduate roles and scholarships with links to relevant sources for advice and support
  • Youreable– offering help and advice on issues such as employment, motoring, equipment, money and much more
  • Shaw Trust– a national charity who assist graduates with a disability to find employment and apply for jobs. They have strong links with employers and can assist with arranging Access to Work assessments and other means of support
  • The National Autistic Society’s Prospects Employment Service– have employment consultants who can support people with autism and Asperger syndrome who are seeking employment

Hearing Impaired Students links

Health links

  • MIND– provides information and advice, training programmes, grants and services through a network of Mind associations. Mind Workplace provides training and consultancy for employers on mental health, enhancing productivity by improving business practices

Visually Impaired Students links

  • Blind in Business– is a charity that operates across the UK helping blind and partially sighted students into work through training and employment services
  • RNIB– Royal National Institute for the Blind provide advice and support on choosing a career, links to jobs sources for students and graduates
  • Action for Blind People– helps blind and partially sighted people access a wide range of jobs and career development opportunities, offering employment training, advice and practical support in finding and retaining a job, self-employment and work experience