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Equal Opportunities

NHS Tayside is an equal opportunities employer and committed to addressing equality and diversity issues.

Equality Act 2010

NHS Tayside complies with the Equality Act 2010. The recruitment and selection process will not directly or indirectly discriminate, harass, victimise or treat unfavourably a job applicant because of a ‘protected characteristic’ or because they are associated with a person with a ‘protected characteristic’, or perceived to have a ‘protected characteristic’.

Protected characteristics are:

• Age
• Disability
• Gender reassignment
• Marriage and Civil Partnership
• Pregnancy and Maternity
• Race
• Religion or Belief
• Sex
• Sexual orientation

NHS Tayside will comply with the Public Sector Duty to deliver on its General Sector Duty to:

• Eliminate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment and selection process;
• Promote equality of opportunity for people with a ‘protected characteristic’ during the recruitment and selection process.

The following links may help you to find out more about your rights at work and our obligations as an employer. 
   [NHS Tayside is not responsible for the content of external websites]
• The Commission for Racial Equality in Scotland, the Disability Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunities Commission have all been replaced with the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
• http://www.equalityhumanrights.com - Commission for Equality and Human Rights, (launched October 2007)