Equality Diversity and Inclusion Manager 

The College of Paramedics 

Employer: The College of Paramedics
Closing Date:
23:59 on the 2nd December 2021
4th, 5th and 6th January 2022 utilising a virtual meeting platform 
Salary Range:
£42,000 – £50,000 (pro rata) 
Hours: Part Time 18.5 - 20 hrs – permanent 

We are looking for a person with expert knowledge of equality, diversity and inclusion, and who is able to communicate and share that knowledge, to create a shared vision across an organisation and its stakeholders. The Equality Diversity and Inclusion Manager will implement and evaluate our Belonging and Inclusion Strategy, reviewing and updating it annually. This Strategy will be an enabler to promote equality, diversity, inclusion and human rights (EDIHR) in everything the College of Paramedics does within the organisation, in support of the paramedic profession and in catering to the diverse needs of its membership, ensuring the voices of paramedics and their colleagues, from all backgrounds, are heard loud and clear. The College is the recognised professional body for UK paramedics and our small team of dedicated employees works hard to support this vital profession, with over 22,000 members across the UK. Working closely with our member led Diversity Steering Group, the successful candidate, as our first EDI Manager, will have an exciting opportunity to shape, and steer us forward on, our essential EDIHR journey.

Click here to download a pdf copy of the Equality Diversity and Inclusion Manager Recruitment Pack.

Anyone wanting to know more about the role should contact Imogen Carter, Executive Officer - Policy Development, on 07834770169 or email Imogen.carter@collegeofparamedics.co.uk 

The application process for this role is by completion of an Application Form, available here. This Application Form contains two sections. Section 1 is solely for equality monitoring purposes and will not be seen by the shortlisting panel. Section 2 is your opportunity to submit your previous or current employment (paid and/or voluntary), qualifications and any research activities, and two references. This section also includes a request for a 500 word supporting statement to outline how your knowledge, skills and experience will be of benefit to you in this role. Unfortunately, there is not the ability to save the form mid-completion for finalising at a later date, so please have all necessary information (outlined above) ready before commencing.   

The College of Paramedics recognises the positive value of diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We have a current focus on increasing diversity in terms of race, ethnicity and cultural heritage within our employee team, as well as on our Board of Trustees, Paramedic Council, and Student Council. The College of Paramedics wishes to meet its equality aims and commitments of non-discrimination as set out in the Equality Act 2010. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce at all levels. It is vital that we monitor and analyse diversity information so that we can ensure that our processes are fair and transparent. Any information provided in Section 1 of the Application Form will be treated as strictly confidential and will be used for statistical purposes only. It will not be seen by those involved in the selection process. No information will be published or used in any way which allows any individual to be identified. The use of information will be in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).