• Full Time
  • UK

Become an integral part of the emergency services Training and Development team as an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion officer. In role where you will be working to ensure the organisation is an inclusive employer and delivers services tailored to the needs of the diverse communities it serves. In the role, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer you will be: Co-ordinating, maintaining and assisting in the development and delivery of the progressive EDI programme The point of expertise to the Authority on all matters pertaining to EDI, providing guidance and advice as required Managing the quality assurance process of Equality Impact Assessment for all new policies, practices, and initiatives Managing compliance and responsible for the collation and presentation of evidence in respect of EDI accreditations, especially the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index and the Disability Confident scheme Actively facilitate, support, and promote the Service’s internal EDI networks Co-ordinating the Service’s equality monitoring arrangements and produce quarterly reports for the Equality Steering Group and annual updates to the wider Fire Authority as required Taking a leadership role in the commissioning and implementation of the Services’ biennial staff survey and leading of relevant thematic working groups to consider and respond to staff feedback obtained via the survey and other means Building and maintaining effective working relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders To be considered for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer role, you must have: The ability to lead on equality, diversity, and inclusion Confidence and resilience with the ability to use own initiative to achieve multiple objectives across varied activities Advanced knowledge of EDI legislation and best practices Significant experience of building and maintaining effective working relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders Ability to identify and implement reasonable adjustments for staff covered by the Equality Act Experience in supporting the development of staff support groups for those who share a protected characteristic and want support from people with similar issues The ability to develop, monitor, and implement EDI policies and practices in a large organisation Experience of advising on EDI matters, writing policies, and producing equality impact assessments Absolute discretion when dealing with confidential or sensitive matters Flexibility and willingness to work outside of normal working hours on occasion to attend events and other work-related meetings CIPD qualified Level 2 Welsh – If not already demonstrated, to be achieved within 12 months of appointment A full UK Driving licence with the ability to travel throughout North Wales This is a full-time, permanent role working 37 hours per week on a salary of 36,371 – 39,571 per annum plus company benefits.  The role is normally located at headquarters in Rhyl, however, agile working is available from a combination of home and alternative service locations. Please note that this post is subject to a DBS Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. To progress to the next stage of the recruitment process, please apply here and we will send you further information including additional job details and an application form that will need to be completed before the closing date below. Closing date for applications:  12.00 noon, 30th May 2022 Interview Dates: 8th – 10th June 2022 Please note, application forms will need to be completed to be considered for this role. A career in the emergency services is a career to take pride in. So, if you believe you have the skills and experience to help support a frontline emergency service, then please get in touch today! S2 Recruitment is acting on behalf of our client as an employment business. 

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