At ng homes we are committed to equal opportunities and we strive to provide equal treatment and the same opportunities to everyone. We are recognised as a Disability Confident employer and we expect everyone who works for us and with us to support us in this.
In the provision of housing services and employment of staff to provide these services, ng homes will seek to ensure equality of opportunity and treatment. No person or group of persons will be treated less favourably than any other person or group of persons because of their race, colour, ethnic or national origin or because of their religion, sex, sexuality, disability, appearance, marital status or family responsibility.
In carrying out our Equality and Diversity policy, ng homes will actively assist disadvantaged groups to benefit from our housing services. We will seek to identify the needs of disadvantaged groups in our area of operation by establishing close relationships with them.
As an employer, ng homes will actively seek to employ staff from under-represented groups. Where necessary, we will provide them with special training facilities to enable them to compete or qualify for positions in ng homes.
To help our commitments to equal opportunity, ng homes will collect and monitor records of all those applying to us for housing, their membership and those seeking employment from ng homes.
In hiring contractors and other agencies to work for ng homes, we will be mindful of our commitment to equal opportunity. In the composition and operation of our Management Committee ng homes will be mindful of our commitment to equal opportunity. ng homes abides by the Equality Act 2010, the CRE Codes of Practice for Rent Housing and Employment, the SFHA's Code of Conduct for Equal Opportunities, the Disabled Persons (Employment) Acts 1944 & 1958 and the Human Rights Act 1998.