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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator

Flexible

Job details

  • Flexible
  • £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

Job description

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.

ED&I Communications:

  • 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. 

ED&I Training:

  • Co-ordinate ED&I training bookings
  • Maintain ED&I section on training library
  • Support training sessions. Optional work towards leading training sessions.

Key contacts

Internal contacts

ED&I cuts across everything Scope does so the co-ordinator will need to work with colleagues from all areas of Scope.

External contacts

Peers working in ED&I across the voluntary sector and in particular the Disabled Charities Consortium.

Our Community.

Person Specification

Knowledge and experience

Essential

Knowledge 

  • 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

  • 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.

Desirable

Knowledge 

  • An understanding of the third sector.
  • An understanding of inclusive design and accessibility standards. 

Experience

  • 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:

Essential

  • 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 

Desirable

  • Project co-ordination skills

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