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Diversity Development Officer

Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom, £ £ 25000.00-33000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Location: UK Flexible
Contract type: Permanent

£25,000 - 30,000 per annum (plus London weighting if applicable)

This is a critical role in supporting the organisation to achieve its diversity ambitions outlined in the new Inclusion and Diversity Strategy framework by providing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) expertise to a number of workstreams.

What you will be doing
As the Diversity Development Officer, you will be responsible for researching, developing and delivering EDI programmes to meet and anticipate organisation needs as well as support and provide expert advice on wider diversity initiatives championed by the team and wider organisation.

You will provide EDI specialist support to integrate EDI considerations across the British Red Cross including into training modules, routes into the organisation as well as opportunities for development.

You will work closely with key stakeholders (including People Business Partners, leaders and managers across the organisation) to determine priorities and needs in defined areas producing communications that will support engagement with EDI activity and increase understanding of benefits, progress and issues.

You will also manage the collation of data to track the implementation of the Inclusion and Diversity Strategy against agreed objectives

What we are looking for:
With Equality, Diversity and Inclusion functional knowledge, including current trends and practice in EDI; you will have:
* The ability to analyse large volumes of information gathered through a variety of sources
* The ability to lead a project from conception to evaluation
* The ability to write a formal report and present a formal presentation
* The ability to demonstrate an appreciation of anti-discriminatory practice and the promotion of diversity
* Experience of design and delivery of EDI interventions
* Experience of developing a strategic approach to programmes and project planning and delivery

Meet the team
It's simple: people make the British Red Cross.

At the British Red Cross we care about our people. We understand that our workforce is central to both helping people in crisis, and maintaining our reputation as one of the most trusted charities in the UK.

The People & Learning Directorate team work across the organisation; recruiting, developing, and retaining our people. Even though we can get a little busy, we're a diverse group who like to have fun, and we take great satisfaction in being able to play our part in helping make the British Red Cross what it is today.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 18th of January 2021 with interviews to follow.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
⦁ 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
⦁ Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
⦁ Up to 6% contributory pension
⦁ Flexible working policy
⦁ Genuine investment in your training and personal development

A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.

Diversity is something we celebrate, and we want you to be able to be yourself at work and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross, we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated, and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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Job Details

Full Time
Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom
£ £ 25000.00-33000.00 Annual Annual