Equality and Diversity

Equality & Diversity

The Mosscare Housing Group has a long standing commitment to the principles of equality and fairness and a zero tolerance approach on all forms of discrimination, harassment and victimisation. We hold the fundamental belief that everyone who comes into contact with the Group has the right to be treated with dignity and respect.

The Mosscare Housing Group is an equal opportunities employer and service provider. We value the benefits of a diverse workforce and Board that reflects the diversity in our local communities. We ensure equal and fair practice in recruitment and employment, the provision of goods and services and decision making by offering terms and conditions of employment, tenancy and procurement that are fair and equitable. We consider the needs of individuals and groups when developing policy and work with our partners to promote a culture of tolerance and respect in our local communities.

We actively promote equality and challenge unfair treatment and all forms of discrimination (direct, associative, perceptive and indirect), harassment and victimisation related to any of the nine protected characteristics in the Equality Act 2010; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (includes ethnic or national origins, colour or nationality), religion or belief (includes non belief), sex (man or woman), sexual orientation (includes lesbian, gay, bisexual or heterosexual). And, we comply with the improved protection for disabled people; discrimination arising from disability and indirect disability discrimination and protecting disabled people from discrimination in the recruitment process (i.e. restrictions on pre-employment health questioning).

 

Our legal obligations

The Group complies with the following: The Equality Act 2010; The Equality Act Codes of Practice; The Human Rights Act 1998;The Regulatory Framework for Social Housing Providers.

 

We invite comments, compliments and complaints

If you feel we are not living up to our Equal Opportunities Policy Statement, please let us know.

If you are not satisfied, contact The Equality and Human Rights Commission, Arndale House, The Arndale Centre, Manchester, M4 3AQ. Tel: 0161 829 8100. Email info@equalityhumanrights.com

To contact us telephone:  0161 226 4211 or email: information@mosscare.org.uk or information@mossbank.org.uk