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Deputy Director of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion


Posted: 9 hours ago


A new opportunity has arisen for an Interim Deputy Director of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion within an NHS organisation in the East Midlands.

Main responsibilities:

  • Leading the development and implementation of the organisation's approach to equality, diversity and inclusion especially in addressing health inequalities;
  • Providing strong, impactful and professional leadership for equality, diversity and inclusion work across the organisation;
  • Leading communication to the Board and other stakeholder groups providing expert advice in the area of EDI and reporting on the progress and impact of significant projects and transformative initiatives;
  • Working with colleagues and teams throughout the organisation and externally, to negotiate, develop and agree shared and understood goals for the successful delivery of EDI;
  • Working proactively with key community partners to positively influence wider determinants of health in the local population and deliver social value impact;
  • Advising on potentially contentious and sensitive equality and inclusion information and negotiating delivery with key stakeholders;
  • Analysing where investment in EDI will deliver the most significant impacts and return on investment bringing together complex data.

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Masters Degree or other higher degree in cognate discipline;
  • Extensive experience of leading equality and inclusion programmes and interventions in large, complex organisations and across organisational boundaries;
  • Specialist knowledge of relevant EDI legislative and policy framework;
  • Expert understanding of how EDI impacts workforce and service users;
  • Experience of involving service users, customers or similar groups in strategic planning and in responding to EDI issues;
  • Specialist knowledge of a wide range of organisational development tools, metrics and processes;
  • Knowledge and understanding of case law relating to equality and human rights;
  • Skilled negotiator with the ability to understand competing priorities and different points of view and work to find consensus.

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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom