Is this legal?
Good evening everyone. I am one of three employees in a school who undertake the same role. We were told in September that the roles were disappearing and we would be made redundant. However they are now saying that there will be one role remaining, for which all three of us will be considered. They have drawn up a skills matrix and on paper it looks like they would offer it to me, as I seem to be the most qualified. However, I do have a disability and was sent to an Occupational Dr this year, so that my employer could make reasonable adjustments. This was done and It was not recommended that I worked in class or went out onto the playground in case of injury. However we have all been given a re-written job description which combines a teaching assistant role (in the classroom), playground duties and is three hours less per week. They also want someone in every day, which I cannot manage due to my caring responsibilities.(I currently work three days a week). I feel that the new role would exclude me and my capabilities and the hours would not suit either. I am a bit worried that if I was given the role but could not take it because of a disability would I still be entitled to redundancy or would I just have to leave? Even if they re-adjusted the job description to fit (which doesn't look likely) I would still lose 13 hours per month which would reduce my income greatly. Any ideas anyone? Best regards