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Equality Diversity and Inclusion Manager

£35,000 – £40,000 yearly

Scion IT Recruitment

Last Updated: 6/22/22

Job Description

Would you be interested in a Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead role which impacts positively on the lives of thousands of looked after children in Foster care and with Autism and complex needs?

The Outcomes First Group are the UK's largest private children’s services provider. (Fostering, Residential care and Education) and employs over 4,500 people UK wise. We were voted one of 2021 and 2022's best companies to work for and are also one of the pathfinder companies trialing the Government back '4 day working week'!

We recognise the benefits that can be secured through working with a diverse staff and harnessing the individual talents of those from different backgrounds and with different skills. That’s why we need someone with your talent to enable OFG’s Employer of Choice Strategy, by championing and embedding our EDI agenda into OFG group companies’ cultures, processes, and ways of working.

  • As our ED&I Lead, you’ll plan, coordinate, deliver and develop our ED&I strategy. You’ll work autonomously, be creative, and use your initiative to expand our ED&I events and activities across the group.
  • You will create engaging and empowering content to share both internally and externally in line with our core values, promise, and Employer Value Proposition.
  • This unique opportunity will see you helping to shape our ED&I proposition, connect with all departments, present, implement and measure ED&I success across the group and be our go-to ED&I subject matter expert.
  • An Intrinsic understanding and specialist knowledge of EDI agendas, regulatory requirements, and market-leading best practice approaches
  • Proven track record of developing and successfully implementing EDI strategy and organisational change within a medium / large complex organisation
  • Exceptional written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • A pragmatic in approach, able to identify what will make a difference as opposed to theoretical principles with limited impact
  • A confident presenter and expert facilitator of group forums and discussion sessions
  • An analytical approach to translating data into actionable insights
  • Experienced in creating agendas and engaging others

But what else is in it for you?

  • A base salary of between £35,000 and £40,000 per annum (dependant on experience)
  • Flexible working patterns that fit around your life, with the ability to flex and change your package to suit your circumstances
  • Up to 39 days of annual leave each year (25 base entitlement + 1 One moment in time + 8 bank holidays + ability to buy up to 5 extra days)
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks
  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the children and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

  • We’re looking for a tenacious, driven individual, that is determined to make a difference. You’ll need to be adaptable in your approach, relatable and humble, and be able to tailor your tone of voice to suit your audience.

Company Details

United Kingdom
Scion recruit for IT, Marketing, Sales and Professional Services professionals across FMCG, Retail, Industry, Financial Services ranging from FTSE 250′s to tech start-ups. We make professional introductions matching some of industry’s top talent to companies that deserve them.