Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Support Officer

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South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£20,092 - £21,748 per annum
17 Nov 2021
06 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Support Officer
Location: Agile Working - Sheffield
Contract: Fixed Term Contract – up to 12 months
Hours: Full Time - 37 Hours per week (Flexi Time)
Work Pattern: Mon – Fri
Salary: Grade 4 - £20,092 - £21,748

An opportunity has arisen within our Organisational Development section for an Equality & Inclusion Advisor role, based at Headquarters in Sheffield. The team are currently working to an agile working rota, with some days in the office and some working from home.

With a focus on contributing to the delivery of a range of equality related projects, this post holder will support the implementation of South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue’s equality, inclusion and diversity strategy across the organisation for the benefit of our communities and employees.

You will also support the delivery of equality related objectives in line with our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Action Plan and in line with national and local objectives, frameworks, and associated action plans, including the collation and reporting of data.

Additionally, you will carry out research and produce equality related reports and papers, ensuring their accessibility as well as supporting the development, implementation, and evaluation of a programme of equality related education, training and development packages / programmes and support the development, monitoring and evaluation of a programme of positive action activity across the organisation.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 28 November 2021 at 23:59 hours.
Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 6 December 2021.

To Apply and for More Information:

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply button to be directed to our website. 

We offer 27 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus Bank Holidays. Annual leave increases after 5 years’ service to 31 days, followed by an extra day a year up to a maximum of 36 days.We also operate a generous flexi time attendance scheme.

Other benefits include a cycle 2 work scheme, a free on-site gym, enhanced maternity and paternity schemes and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

All applications will be given equal consideration and we particularly welcome applications from individuals from ethnic minority backgrounds, women, those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Other (LGBT+) or are disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within our workforce. SYFR also offer a guaranteed interview scheme in relation to disability and further details of this can be found on our website.

Applications from job share candidates will be considered and all applications will be given equal consideration.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre-employment screening i.e., asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

No agencies please.