The Council celebrates the diversity of our town and the enrichment that a multicultural society and workforce brings.
Middlesbrough Council is committed to equal opportunity in all aspects of employment, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
We have a policy of inviting for interview people with disabilities who meet the essential criteria for the post, as set out in the person specification of the job.
The Equality and Inclusion Group leads on developing positive action measures aimed at improving representation of those minority groups currently under-represented in some areas of the workforce, so that the workforce more closely reflects the profile of the community.
The Council is committed to ensuring it achieves best practice in relation to equality and inclusion and has a number of policies, procedures and monitoring arrangements in place to help achieve this.