Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator
- £24,000 per year
- 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
- Full time, fixed term contract (12 Months)
Working at Scope
- Be a disability gamechanger
- 27 days holiday per year
- Flexible working
- Discounts at gyms, restaurants and more
Working alongside the ED&I Advisor co-ordinating Scope’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion work including leading on projects or discrete areas of work.
Main responsibilities and accountabilities:
Co-ordinating ED&I Engagement across Scope including:
- Co-ordinating our internal and external ED&I steering group and network.
- Supporting our staff networks.
- Co-ordinating engagement and co-production meetings and events.
- Co-ordinating discrete ED&I research and engagement projects to be agreed with ED&I Advisor.
- Support with ED&I action planning and communications
ED&I policies and processes:
- Taking responsibility for certain policy areas including reviewing policies and developing toolkits
- Assisting with reasonable adjustments queries, liaising with employees, reasonable adjustments practitioners in Scope and with Access to Work.
- Co-ordinate and draft regular comms relating to ED&I for both ED&I groups and networks within Scope and all employees and volunteers.
- Where needed link with internal comms in managing calendar of ED&I events and news.
- Take a lead on discrete area of ED&I and respond to queries and develop resources in that area.
- Co-ordinate ED&I training bookings
- Maintain ED&I section on training library
- Support training sessions. Optional work towards leading training sessions.
ED&I cuts across everything Scope does so the co-ordinator will need to work with colleagues from all areas of Scope.
Peers working in ED&I across the voluntary sector and in particular the Disabled Charities Consortium.
Knowledge and experience
- A good understanding of UK equality legislation and how it applies to employers and service providers.
- An up to date understanding of ED&I best practice.
- Understanding of the social model of disability.
- Understanding of work-based adjustments for disabled people.
- Experience of organising meetings, groups, networks and small events.
- Experience of stakeholder engagement or co-production.
- Experienced at using Microsoft Office tools.
- Experience of co-ordinating projects or discrete pieces of work.
- An understanding of the third sector.
- An understanding of inclusive design and accessibility standards.
- Experience of facilitating workshops or similar.
- Experience of influencing change.
- Experience of writing engaging and informative content.
- Experience of making or advising on reasonable adjustments for disabled people.
- Is disabled or has an impairment or condition.
Skills and competencies:
- Great organisation and time management skills.
- Ability to communicate in an accessible and inclusive way to different audiences.
- Ability to work well as part of a team but also use own initiative.
- Skilled at using Microsoft Office
- Project co-ordination skills