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Disability Confident

Your business can benefit from being Disability Confident, and it’s easier than you think.

The 'how-to' for employing disabled staff

The ‘how to’ for employing disabled staff

Section 3 of the Lead Toolkit: The Employment Cycle – advice for hiring and people managers. Click on the arrow to go to Section 3.


Meeting your staff’s needs

Check out the section 4 of the Lead Toolkit: Employing disabled people - committed leadership

Section 4 of the Lead Toolkit: Advice for people managers. Click on the arrow to see Section 4.


What’s in it for your business

section 2 of the Lead Toolkit: Employing disabled people - committed leadership

Section 2 of the Lead Toolkit: Employing disabled people - committed leadership. Click on the arrow to go to Section 2.



Free services and assistance available when hiring disabled people

Take a look at the free services and assistance available

Click on the arrow to take a look at the free services, assistance available, and some useful links.


Download or browse the Lead Toolkit

Click on the arrow to browse the Lead Toolkit, or download the PDF document

Click on the arrow to browse the Lead Toolkit, or download the PDF document.


Employer Advice Line

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Call 0800 805 405 with any questions about managing and supporting new or existing disabled staff or staff with health conditions


Disability Confident campaign

The Disability Confident campaign, which is being led by Minister for Disability Issues Nicky Wagner. It aims to:

  • highlight the many benefits of employing disabled people and,
  • make it easy for employers to get the information they need to become 'disability confident'.

You can contact the campaign at disabilityconfidentnz@msd.govt.nz.