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Medequip's Role in Making Employment More Inclusive as a Disability Confident Employer

Aditi Dave taking part in webinar

Medequip Rochester Depot's Operations Manager, Justin Page and Human Resources Business Partner, Aditi Dave were recently invited to take part in a webinar held by the Sussex Council of Training Providers (SCTP) regarding employers who adopt an inclusive approach to apprenticeships. Medequip were one of 4 companies from the area invited to speak, with all three other speakers from different job sectors.

Each company were given 2 sets of questions relevant to their sectors and only six minutes in which to tell their part. written and presented by the pair, the presentation covered questions surrounding how Medequip have made workplace practices more inclusive and why Medequip has invested in inclusive apprenticeships.

During the presentation, Aditi spoke about and explained Medequip’s journey and approach concerning supported employment, Disability confidence levels, the introduction of processes such as working interviews and examples of feedback from our employees. It was received well, and in an email from SCTP Executive Director, Vanessa Potter feedback was provided on the success of the presentation:

"(The) presentation was just amazing, and your enthusiasm, passion, and subject knowledge shone through. You offered a really good overview of your approaches at Medequip and we’ve already received lots of positive feedback about the event. Thanks so much!"