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Equalities Officer vacancy

Ready to make a difference?   We are seeking a dedicated and dynamic Equalities Officer to join our team.

About EQuIP:

The Equality and Inclusion Partnership (EQuIP) is a leading equality charity based in Warwickshire, dedicated to advancing equal opportunities, promoting diversity, and combating discrimination. We work collaboratively with communities, stakeholders, and partners to address the challenges faced by diverse and underrepresented groups.

Why Join Us?

  • Impactful Work: Make a real difference in the lives of diverse communities across Warwickshire. Office base is in Rugby, however the postholder will be required to work and travel to all parts of Warwickshire.
  • Competitive Salary: Earn £28,282 per annum for 37.5 hours per week. Fixed-term for 12 months, with potential for extension.
  • Flexible Working: Embrace the opportunity for part-time hours or job sharing, allowing you to find the perfect work-life balance.
  • Collaborative Environment: Work with passionate professionals committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • Professional Growth: Enhance your skills and knowledge through ongoing training and capacity-building initiatives.

Job Overview:

We are seeking a dedicated and dynamic Equalities Officer to join our team. You will play a pivotal role in developing and delivering efficient and effective equality services and initiatives. The successful candidate will drive core services and specific projects, optimise internal processes, engage with diverse groups, and understand the varying needs across communities, contributing to our mission's overall success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver high-quality services, projects, and information to local communities as part of a collaborative team.
  • Develop effective links with local communities, public agencies, and key stakeholders.
  • Identify key equality issues and address them in collaboration with relevant agencies.
  • Act as a liaison between communities, EQuIP, and public agencies.
  • Develop effective communication channels between communities and relevant bodies.

What We're Looking For:

  • Relevant qualifications and/or experience.
  • Demonstrable experience in community development, equalities, or related fields.
  • Knowledge of equality legislation, policies, and best practices.
  • Strong commitment to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Proven ability in networking and relationship-building.
  • Excellent communication and ICT skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing demands and work outside of normal working hours, where required.
  • Ability to travel effectively within Warwickshire.

How to Apply:

Ready to Make a Difference?

Submit your cover letter, outlining your suitability for the role and how you meet the criteria in the job description, along with your CV to by 12th July 2024.

Please include "Equalities Officer Application" in the subject line. 

EQuIP is an equal opportunity employer, encouraging applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Visit our resources page for a full  job description for more information on this role. For an informal chat about this role, please call Junaid Hussain on 07917 034 207.


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