Equal opportunities

First aid volunteers at football

St John Ambulance and each employee and volunteer is bound by law not to discriminate unjustifiably, directly or indirectly, against any person in any work activity on the grounds of that person's:

  • sex
  • marital status
  • disability
  • race
  • colour
  • nationality or ethnic origin
  • sexual orientation.

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 also makes it unlawful to unjustifiably discriminate against a person in any work activity because of his/her disability.

Case study - The 'Two Ticks' Disability Status Award

St John Ambulance has been accredited with the Two Ticks Disability symbol status. This is recognition given by Jobcentre Plus to employers who have agreed to take action to support disabled employees in employment, retention, training and career development.

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