At Coventry City Council we are committed to enabling access for people with disabilities or neurodiverse conditions, physical or situational disabilities, and socio-economic restrictions to apply for our jobs, understand our recruitment process, find out more about reasonable adjustments or get a feel for what working at Coventry City Council is like.
We want to give you confidence knowing we are an employer who speaks through actions, and we continuously work hard to promote inclusive practices, and remove bias and barriers that prevent interaction with us, or access for potential candidates and employees.
To help you find out more about our recruitment process and what it is like working at Coventry City Council, we have provided some information to help you:
- Application and selection methods
- Reasonable adjustment scenarios
- Accessibility Questions and Answers
- Location accessibility
- Contact us
If you can't find what you are looking for?
Fill out our Applicant Accessibility Support Enquiry Form, if you need assistance applying for one of our jobs or would like to talk to someone about your condition and/or reasonable adjustments or anything else. We will aim to respond within two working days to see how we can assist you.
In addition, our Advice for Job Seekers page provides guidance on:
Employment support is available from our Employment and Skills Job Shop who can offer job search and coaching support.
The following resources are available to find out more about neurodiversity:
- Neurodiversity in the workplace: understanding is key
- The ADHD Foundation Neurodiversity Charity
- National Autistic Society- What is autism?
- Dyspraxia Foundation - What is dyspraxia?
- British Dyslexia Association - About dyslexia
Our Coventry Interpretation and Translation Unit (CITU) provides an accessible, confidential, equitable, quality service to people whose first language is not English or who have a sensory impairment.
Coventry City Council believes in the importance of the principles of diversity and inclusion underpinning everything we do. We view diversity as a strength to be harnessed and aim to create an inclusive culture that respects and values difference. We aim to promote equality of opportunity, to enable all current and future employees to develop themselves and maximise their true and full potential.
We recognise that individuals still experience bias, discrimination, and inequality in our society and therefore as an employer, we will take a proactive approach to identifying and addressing this in the workplace and when promoting and recruiting for our employment opportunities.
Our Diversity and Inclusion page has further information available.