Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy Statement

Care Plus Group are committed to ensure its services are accessible, culturally appropriate and equitably delivered to all parts of the community and to promoting equal opportunity for every person, both within and external to the organisation.  

We will not tolerate discrimination against a person on any of the following grounds;

  • age
  • disability
  • gender (including reassigned gender)
  • marriage and civil partnership
  • pregnancy and maternity
  • race (including ethnic origin, colour, nationality and national origin)
  • religious belief
  • political or other personal beliefs.
  • caring responsibilities
  • sex
  • sexual orientation.

Care Plus Group accepts its legal responsibilities in these respects and will implement all necessary action and training to ensure our commitments with regard to equality of treatment are fulfilled.   We also commit to monitor and review progress on a regular basis and take appropriate action if required.

Equal opportunities is a key guiding principle in all our work and we will strive to recognise and develop the diversity of skills and talent within both our current and potential workforce, and will foster a culture based on trust and mutual respect.

Care Plus Group will ensure:-

  • all employees and potential employees are aware of the Policy and of the expectations with regard to Equal Opportunities and Diversity
  • the Policy is monitored to ensure its effectiveness and action taken as appropriate
  • recruitment and selection methods comply with Equal Opportunities legislation and are examined and reviewed regularly to ensure they are not discriminatory
  • any person found to have caused or encouraged discriminatory practice, is dealt with, in accordance with the agreed disciplinary procedure

It is the responsibility of every employee of Care Plus Group to uphold and implement the Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy.

This document will be reviewed every 3 years, unless there are changes to legislation and/or difficulties in practical application.

 

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