Post date: 
Monday, 11 January 2021

The RNIB Employment team has created a brand new suite of online resources especially for employers and recruitment professionals.

The Employers and businesses hub has everything you need to know about recruiting or employing a person who is blind or partially sighted.

The nine easy to search sections cover everything from accessible application forms through to the best ways to retain an existing employee who is losing their sight. There’s information about:

In the new Employers and businesses hub you can also find comprehensive information about coronavirus and how to provide a safe environment for employees with sight loss, and some training resources for colleagues to help them understand more about effectively working with a blind or partially sighted person.

If your profession involves you supporting job seekers or helping people remain in work, we have useful resources for you too, including access to an e-learning course, an assessment toolkit and details of a full pre-employment programme.

There are also some inspiring case studies that show how the simple adjustments we talk about can make a big difference to employers, recruitment professionals and staff with sight loss.

For access to all these useful new resources visit:

Employers and business hub