Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 22 August 2021
Interview date: Early September
For an informal discussion, please contact (Kaveri Sharma) - (Equality and Inclusion Manager) email@example.com
About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Inclusion and Support Services to work as an Equality and Inclusion Officer. You’ll have an important part to play in leading, facilitating and supporting an inclusive approach to engaging and involving people with the protected characteristics of the Equality Act in all aspects of policy and service development and implementation. This includes ensuring that managers and commissioners are supported to develop robust equality impact assessments and delivering best practice engagement. At a time of change and budget and social pressures, this work is more important than ever in ensuring that decision makers understand the impact proposals will have on individuals and the community. You will be working within a small team which tackles a wide range of work in a proactive and innovative manner.
We are looking for someone with excellent verbal and written communication skills, who has experience of equality and inclusion work.
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.