Diversity & Inclusion Practitioner - Part Time & Flexible Working Available

Forth Banks Police Station, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£31,617 - £34,614 Pro Rata
16 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
Contract Type

Grade and Salary: Grade H, £31,617 - £34,614

Based at: Forth Banks Police Station, with regular travel across the Force Area

Hours: Flexible working options available

Contract Type: 12 month Fixed Term Contract/Secondment

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion within Northumbria

Our people are at the heart of Northumbria Police. We want to make Northumbria Police a profession with a more representative workforce which is supported by an inclusive, flexible and engaging environment. Embedding Diversity, Equality and Inclusion into all that we do is an essential ingredient for success and will enable us to deliver an outstanding service to the communities we serve.

This role is an integral part in achieving this and provides an exciting opportunity to work in a diverse environment delivering an ambitious agenda. Through this 12 month opportunity, you will drive and embed the Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Strategy and Plan.  

The Candidate

Working as part of our Diversity and Inclusion Team, you will professionally advise and support activity across business areas to co-ordinate and deliver our Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion Strategy and Equality Objectives.

As a subject matter expert, you will have recent experience of working as a Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion professional, ensuring compliance with equality legislation and statutory duties and effectively implementing best practice.   

This role will assist to ensure principles of fairness, equity, dignity and human rights underpin all aspects of our business therefore an ability to challenge and influence all levels of the organisation is key as well as developing collaborative working relationships will stakeholders internally and externally.

You will be required to manage initiatives and work to deadlines therefore project management skills and excellent written communication skills are critical to the role.

You will also be required to understand and monitor people data to identify gaps and trends and make recommendations to drive change and improvements.  

Part of the role will require you to represent Northumbria Police at internal and external meetings; therefore, applicants will need to be able to travel throughout the Force area.

For further information please view the role definition here.

Vetting - Recruitment Vetting (RV) – Candidates must have been resident in the UK for 3 years prior to applying for this role.

Vacancy Contact

To discuss this role in more detail please contact Carol Taylor on 07736462711or by email at carol.taylor.4050@northumbria.pnn.police.uk.

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, gender identity and/or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment practices, support provisions including Support Associations’ for under-represented groups and flexible working options to support a diverse workforce.