Accessibility Statement for Work for Scotland

1. Accessibility

We’re continuously working to make work-for-scotland.org and our application process as accessible and usable as possible for all abilities and disabilities. This includes older audiences and those with visual, hearing, cognitive or motor impairments.

We try to make our site easy to use with assistive technologies by using:

  • easier-to-read colours
  • larger fonts
  • plain English
  • keyboard-only navigation

2. Feedback

If you cannot access any part of this site and our application forms, or want to report an accessibility problem, please contact us by email at: [email protected]

3. Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission enforces the accessibility regulations (the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018).

If you’re not happy with how we respond to your feedback, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service. They are an independent advice service. They will advise you on what to do next.

4. Compliance status

Scottish Government is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This accessibility statement applies to work-for-scotland.org

This website partially complies with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 (WCAG) A and AA success criteria, with the below exceptions.

5. Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

Application forms

Some parts of our application forms may not be fully accessible for people who use screen readers or assistive software. Where possible we make forms accessible however if you cannot access any part of this site or our application forms, please contact us by email at: [email protected]

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 12 November 2021. It was last reviewed on 23 November 2021.

An internal accessibility audit was carried out on this website in November 2021. The audit followed the WCAG Evaluation Methodology. Ongoing internal reviews are conducted on content published to this website and design system components used to construct the site.