Accessibility statement for NHS England – Midlands Ways to Stay Website

 

This accessibility statement applies to NHS Englands – Midland’s recruitment website: waystostay.co.uk

This recruitment website was designed and developed by Just R and is run by NHS England – Midlands. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.

We have taken steps to comply with WCAG 2.2 which include amends and additions such as:

    • Subtitles option included with videos
    • Suitable colour contrast between text and background colour
    • An additional tool plugin allowing for additional features readily available
    • Website text as simple as possible to understand

 

This means that you should be able to:

    • Change colours, contrast levels and fonts with the assistance of the accessibility tool plugin
    • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
    • Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
    • Navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
    • Listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

 

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

 

    • Our online forms are difficult to navigate using just a keyboard
    • In places, decorative elements have been used – these have been stated as decorative elements
    • There are minimal cases of text in imagery to enhance the aesthetic of the website. In such cases, alternative text has been applied as well as additional coding to ensure it is accessible to users using screen-reading software.
    • Certain text elements will be affected when page is zoomed over 300%
    • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text

 

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact us on waystostaymidlands@outlook.com

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

 

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

NHS England – Midlands is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

 

Compliance status

This website has been designed and developed with the best intentions of achieving the guidelines of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard. The website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard due to the non-compliances listed below.

 

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 16th November 2023. It was last reviewed on 16th November 2023.

This website was last tested on 16th November 2023. The test was carried out by our trusted agency Just R and relevant stakeholders in NHS England – Midlands.