• Full Time
  • Huntingdon
  • April 23, 2021

Website Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue

Are you a true champion of Equality and Diversity?

Are you passionate about true inclusion within the workplace?

If yes and you’re looking for a new opportunity within this field, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service could have just the role you are looking for.

Who we are:

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is one of the best fire and rescue services in the country. In our last inspection by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) we were noted as good, specifically around promoting the right values and culture, getting the right people with the right skills, ensuring fairness and promoting diversity and managing performance and developing leaders.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for someone who can help us on our journey to build a culture of true inclusion, and who will do so by engaging and working collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders, building relationships which inspire others’ enthusiasm, passion and proactivity for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

You will be an outstanding subject matter expert who will help to deliver our strategic ambition to improve the diversity of our workforce through building long-term relationships with our diverse communities, and to continue create a culture which values and respects everyone as an individual. You will also want to develop the efforts and capabilities of colleagues to champion Equality Diversity and Inclusion, in order to embed sustainable practice.

You will lead a small, dedicated and friendly team who are passionate about all aspects of equality and work hard to ensure this is delivered. This is an excellent role for someone who has the desire to make a difference and who enjoys setting strategic and cultural goals, then working with others to achieve them.

You should have:

Demonstrable experience relevant to the requirements of the role
A proven focus on engaging with others to inspire passion, commitment and action in relation to equality, diversity & inclusion
Experience of bringing about cultural change that is focused on embedding inclusion and a sense of belonging
Effective written, verbal and empathetic listening communication skills, to be able to engage most effectively with different audiences
Experience of developing, implementing and evaluating policies, procedures and action plans

Please visit our website and take a look at our recruitment pack for further information on the main duties and accountabilities of this role, and more about what we are looking for in the successful candidate. If you then want to discuss more about the role on an informal basis, please contact Charlotte Goosey- recruitment@cambsfire.gov.uk

Importantly, if you do not fully meet the requirements of the person specification, but believe that you can clearly demonstrate in other ways the range of valuable skills, experience and knowledge recognised as relevant and important to this role, we would welcome hearing from you. Please set this out clearly in your application.

What’s in it for you?

Family friendly policies – including flexible working and a long-term commitment to working in a more agile way
Employee Assistance Programme
Healthshield – Health Cash Plan
Access to Blue Light Discount
Salary of £ 42,646
Minimum of 28 days annual leave, rising to 30 days with service

What happens next:

On our website you will find the application form and recruitment pack. The recruitment pack contains the terms and conditions, job description and person specification for the role, as well as other important information to guide you throughout your application.

There will be a 2-stage interview process which will he held over various dates.

1st Stage Interviews: Tuesday 4th May 2021 & Thursday 6th May 2021

2nd Stage Interviews: Friday 14th May 2021.

Closing date for all applications is Friday 23rd April @ 09:00am any applications submitted after this time will not be considered.


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