Equality and diversity

Working for Harrow Council

Harrow Council aims to be at the forefront of promoting equality of opportunity as:

  • an employer
  • service provider
  • procurer of goods and services
  • a community leader

We aim to tackle all forms of discrimination and achieve equality. This extends to everyone irrespective of their:

  • age
  • disability
  • gender reassignment
  • marriage and civil partnership
  • pregnancy and maternity
  • race
  • religion or belief
  • sex and sexual orientation.

Employing people with disabilities

We actively encourage more people with disabilities to apply for jobs with us. The council is signed up to be a Disability Confident employer. Currently Harrow Council is Disability Confident Committed. View information on the disability confident campaign.  

If you have a disability and you meet the minimum requirements for the job, we welcome an application from you.

This commitment has also been recommended to all schools in the borough.

Please indicate in your application if you need any specific assistance or adjustments to enable you to be interviewed.

We anticipate that some applicants may need specialist equipment or reasonable adjustments made to the work, or work environment, to enable them to carry out their duties. If this applies to you please provide details with your application and these will be discussed at the interview.

Recruitment of ex-offenders

Harrow Council is committed to the fair treatment of all its staff, potential staff, and users of its services. This is regardless of their age, disability, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity or offending background.

We actively promote equality of opportunity for all. We seek to attract the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates, including those with criminal records. We select all candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

To find out more, download our policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders.

To view our current vacancies visit our jobs pages.