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Jody's story

For Jody, employer attitude from recruitment onward made all the difference.

In her film, Jody talks about the barriers she has faced during her nursing career and her determination to remain in the profession she loves.

Key points: 

  • Jody has many years valuable experience and is an asset to the profession.
  • Jody chose to disclose at interview, and was open about her needs and her strengths.
  • Her current employer, University College Hospital, worked with Jody to get the reasonable adjustments she needed in place.
  • Lived experience of disability enhances Jody's patient care.
  • Jody uses Access to Work - a government scheme