Accessibility Statement

This website is run by Kirklees Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • 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).

We've also made the website wording as simple as possible to understand.

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 aren't fully accessible:

  • Application Packs and Forms provided by 3rd party employers (e.g., schools or other organisations).
  • Some logos within adverts (that are built into the advert).

What to do if you can't access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille contact:

We'll consider your request and get back to you in 5 working days – if you are applying for a job and the job closes before this date please let us know in your request so that we can contact the Recruiting Manager and request an extension.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We're always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that aren't listed on this page or think we're not meeting accessibility requirements, contact:

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) .

Contacting us

You can contact us by phone or email at:

Technical information about this website's accessibility

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

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1  AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

Non accessible content

Some documents we publish are not owned by Kirklees Council. We advertised jobs on behalf of other employers, and these may not be accessible.

If you have accessibility issues with documents provided by another employer, please contact them directly to request the documents in another format.

How we tested this website

This website was last tested on 24th August 2021. The test was carried out by Kirklees Council.

The initial website was provided by Oleeo (the provider of the ATS) who use a range of tools to test accessibility including but not limited to:

  • Axe – Web Accessibility Testing (Chrome Extension)
  • Lighthouse Audit (Google Chrome DevTools Tool)
  • - Markup validation

We test our main careers website available at:

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