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Diversity and Inclusion Lead

Bristol, West Midlands, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent

Description:

Diversity and Inclusion Lead

Salary: £49,553 - £52,061 per annum plus excellent benefits

Location: Walsall, West Midlands

Contract: Full Time, Permanent, 37 hours per week

Closing Date: Sunday 13th June Midnight

Our client have an exciting opportunity for a Diversity and Inclusion Lead to join their Senior Leadership Team.

Our client are committed to eliminating inequality and injustice and promoting diversity and inclusion within our organisation and across their services and communities. They know that they have the right foundations in place and are now looking forward to continuing to build a truly diverse and inclusive organisation with equity and fairness at the heart of everything they do.

Main job responsibilities:

As Diversity and Inclusion Lead, you will support the Corporate Director of People and Learning to lead meaningful and lasting change across the organisation.

As part of the Senior Leadership Team you will work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to identify and remove barriers in relation to their employment offer and their services to customers and communities.

Our client are looking for:

You will have experience of implementing equality, diversity and inclusion programmes and strategies, and will have a track record of leading systemic and cultural change in relation to organisational practice, behaviours and attitudes.

You will provide expertise and guidance to challenge, inform and deliver our EDI action plans and will develop innovative projects and learning and development interventions to support their objectives.

You will have a strong, natural empathy for people from marginalised, disadvantaged, or socially excluded backgrounds, and a passion for bringing about positive change. You will be a skilled communicator with the ability to build rapport quickly and positively influence a wide range of people.

What's in it for you?

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, 27 days annual leave (plus Christmas shut down), a defined benefit pension scheme, health cash plan, a range of shopping and leisure discounts.

Our client are output focused and flexible and believe in giving colleagues the right balance of autonomy and support to enable them to work to their full potential. Despite the high expectation for performance and delivery, they are committed to ensuring colleagues have a healthy work-life balance and able to work in agile ways which support them.

About Our Client

Our client's People Strategy presents a clear picture of how they will achieve their Corporate Plan aim, 'Be an exceptional place to work that attracts, develops and retains talent'. The Strategy focuses on three key themes that help them support their colleagues to make a difference to their customers, the communities they serve and to themselves.

It is important to us that they have a diverse workforce, representative of the communities they serve. Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) to them means colleagues living their values, dedicated to doing the right thing and exercising good judgement. This will encourage a culture where all can thrive, acknowledging that everyone is different; what matters to them is that everyone can come to work and feel comfortable to be themselves.

Our client are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer and ensure that disabled people and those with long term health conditions have the opportunity to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations while working with them. They want to make it clear that they welcome disabled applicants for all their roles. If in doubt look out for the Disability Confident logo.

Our client will ensure that their recruitment process is inclusive and accessible and they will interview applicants with a disability if they meet the essential criteria for a role. They will also support existing colleagues with a disability or long-term health condition enabling them to stay in work, making reasonable adjustments if necessary.

Job Details

1216776531
Tue, 01 Jun 2021 09:13:00 EST
Not Specified
Bristol, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Permanent
£ £ - Annual Annual