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Supporting staff through reasonable adjustments: Training for Line Managers

23 January 2023

Further training dates are now available for staff with line-management responsibilities to increase confidence in and awareness of supporting Disabled and Neurodivergent staff with and through, reasonable adjustments.

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In response to the recently published new hybrid working guidance, trainining is available to staff with line-management responsibilities with Disabled and Neurdodivergent staff to support them with awareness and implementation of reasonable adjustments. 

The training will be delivered by Dr Lizzy Allman (EDI Manager and Disability Equity Lead), and will cover the following areas: 

  • The Social Model of Disability and the importance of reasonable adjustments
  • The law and the legal requirements for reasonable adjustments
  • How to provide appropriate support for Disabled and Neurodivergent staff
  • Support available at UCL for line managers and Disabled and Neurodivergent staff

The sessions will be 2 hours with a short break midway, and will be run via Microsoft Teams on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 1st February, 10:30 - 12:30
  • Wednesday 8th February, 14:00 - 16:00
  • Thursday 16th February, 14:00 - 16:00
  • Monday 27th February, 10:30 - 12:30
  • Thursday 9th March, 14:00 - 16:00
  • Wednesday 22nd March, 14:00 - 16:00
  • Monday 3rd April, 10:30 - 12:30
  • Monday 17th April, 14:00 - 16:00
  • Monday 8th May, 14:00 - 16:00
  • Wednesday 24th May, 10:30 - 12:30
  • Tuesday 6th June, 14:00 - 16:00 

If you are interested, please register your interest via this link.

Please note that places are limited to 30 per session. We expect sessions to be oversubscribed, so please do not register unless you are confident of being able to honour your booking. Anyone registering after capacity has been reached, will be placed on a waiting list.

If you book but become unable to attend for any reason, please let us know as soon as possible via email (RA-training@ucl.ac.uk) so we can allocate your place to someone else. 

Further details and a link to the respective Teams meeting links will be sent out ahead of your session. In the meantime, if you would like to promote or encourage your team members to join the Disabled and Neurodivergent staff networks, please find a link to further information.