“No ifs, no buts, no excuses” – part of our commitment to promote equality and diversity across Barnardo’s.
Barnardo’s is recruiting to a key leadership position of Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).
EDI is at the heart of our mission to deliver better outcomes for more children. Diversity is built into the very heart of our 10 year Corporate Strategy as a key enabler and we are driving forward our ambitious agenda to be an exemplar in our approach to EDI. Additionally, we are committed to being an actively anti-racist organisation and the post holder will be fundamental in keeping us on track to deliver this challenging commitment.
You will be an outstanding subject matter expert who will work collaboratively with the CEO and senior leaders across the charity to embed EDI at the heart of every agenda, as well as expanding our external presence as a sector leading charity. The postholder will be a strategic thought partner and advisor to senior leaders across charity to support the efforts and capabilities of colleagues to champion EDI, developing a more inclusive culture and embedding EDI practices sustainably.
Your skills and experience will include:
- Expert knowledge and understanding of EDI within a large-scale
- organisational context.
- Good knowledge of equalities legislation, employment law, social
- and political contexts across EDI.
- Considerable experience at a strategic and operational level,
- developing and delivering EDI action plans and policy
- Experience of advising at CEO/senior leader level
- Ability to successfully harness the passions and commitment of a geographically dispersed workforce
To view the full job description for this exciting opportunity and read our commitments on tackling racism please see below.
At Barnardo’s we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Barnardo’s is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo’s.
To apply for this job please visit jobs.barnardos.org.uk.