The Ministry of Community Development (MOCD) will participate in UAE Careers 2019 between 19-21 March through its recruitment platform to empower the people of determination and enable them find suitable job and training opportunities.
Wafa Hamad Bin Sulaiman, Director of Welfare & Rehabilitation Department for People of Determination at the Ministry of Community Development, stated that the UAE Careers 2019 will provide opportunities for the people of determination job seekers through registration in the recruitment platform where they will be introduced to the goals and objectives of the platform, registration process and delivering their cv’s and expertise to the institutions that have employment opportunities for them.
She emphasized that the ministry’s participation goal is to integrate the people of determination job seekers in UAE careers with other community members to achieve values of equality, fairness and tolerance with people of determination in all fields. The UAE Careers 2019 also enhance the attendance these categories in the activities and events that are organized by various government and private sectors as a reflection of the national policy to empower the people of determination which adopted vocational rehabilitation and employment as one of the primary pillars and at the same time motivate these categories to register in the platform, highlight their abilities, professional and practical skills and at the same time encourage federal, local and private sectors to view the employment opportunities available for them.
Wafa Bin Sulaiman revealed that the number of people of determination job seekers and employers as well as vacant occupations and positions accommodating their abilities and skills will be kept in our records as this will be an initial support for the people of determination. Our purpose is to create appropriate working environments for these categories and help them adapt and feel professional stable. The Ministry focuses on strengthening full integration for the people of determination and ensure a decent life for them to achieve equality and equal opportunities.
She said: “Employers and people of determination can also have access to the manuals provided at the platform, some of them are directed to the people of determination to help them search for a job opportunity, how to pass interviews successfully, facilitate the process of their adaptation with their colleagues and working environment in general. Other manuals were addressed to the employers on how to meet and interact with the people of determination at work with illustrative examples of different disabilities especially intellectual.
To achieve maximum benefits for the people of determination, they only have to fill in the basic details, work they can do and practical experiences if any. As for the employers and through the recruitment platform on the ministry’s website, recruitment specialists at the ministry can coordinate along with employers seek for finding the best suitable job opportunities at the labor market for these categories according to their right capabilities, abilities and skills then prepare the needed requirements for the employers and finally stating these jobs that accommodate their physical, intellectual and professional skills.
It is noted that the platform has received 321 applications for people of determination of different disabilities, while, 25 government and private sectors registered in the platform expressed their desire to employ the people of determination.