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Disability

Profile

6.2% of staff at the University declared a disability (this compares with 5% in 2013), with a further 1.0% choosing not to disclose. 

Disability

%

A disability, impairment or medical condition that is not listed above

25.0%

A long standing illness or health condition such as cancer, HIV, diabetes, chronic heart disease, or epilepsy

27.3%

A mental health condition, such as depression, schizophrenia or anxiety disorder

6.8%

A physical impairment or mobility issues, such as difficulty using arms or using a wheelchair or crutches

9.1%

A specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia, dyspraxia or AD(H)D

20.5%

Deaf or serious hearing impairment

6.8%

Two or more impairments and/or disabling medical conditions

4.5%

Of the staff who identify as disabled 6.8% have a hearing impairment, 27.3% have a long standing illness or health condition, 6.8% have a mental health condition, 9.1% have a physical impairment or mobility issue, 20.5% have a specific learning disability such as dyslexia.

Disability profile

DISABILITY

Number of Staff

%

Disabled

44

6.2%

No Known Disability

657

92.8%

Question not answered

7

1.0%

 

Relevant Employment Policies and Procedures

York St John University is committed to supporting employees who are disabled, or who become disabled, during the course of their employment.  The University seeks to make reasonable adjustments, providing the necessary support and assistance in order to retain the skills, expertise and experience of disabled employees and enable them to continue at work.