Isle of Wight NHS Trust Jobs 2022 in Newport, England, United Kingdom – Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Lead

Website Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Are you looking for a Job at Isle of Wight NHS Trust in Newport, England, United Kingdom
in 2022. Then following info is about this job.

About the job

We’re thrilled that you are thinking of joining us.

Why wouldn’t you choose the Isle of Wight NHS Trust?

We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users. Every day brings a fresh challenge to our staff and being part of our island gives you the opportunity to work as one cohesive team.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. There is a regional airport at Southampton, with flights to many European destinations as well as UK mainland cities The island offers our visitors and residents an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year round events, festivals and award-winning attractions..

Our top priority in the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is to protect our patients, our staff and our community.

Where possible, interviews are currently being conducted remotely via Microsoft Teams.

Until further notice, all patients and visitors to Isle of Wight Trust sites will be required to wear a face covering.

At the IOW NHS Trust we are committed to putting the safety and care of our patients first, as well as helping us to protect you and your colleague and therefore we would recommend that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 and that you understand that we are treating COVID-19 positive patients within our services.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Lead for the IoW Trust – NHS Jobs

People Services: Isle of Wight Trust

Joining the Isle of Wight Trust is your next career move – an exciting opportunity awaitscandidates with ambition and vision with a track recordofworking in Equalities, Diversity & Inclusion.

Our recent Staff Survey results have seen the best ever response rates above the national average and our staff engagement scores across all services meets or exceeds the national average benchmark.

We’re looking for a new Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Lead to help us realise our ambition to become a truly compassionate and inclusive organisation in everything we do.

The post promotes, champions and leads equality, diversity and inclusion programmes across the organisation to support and inspire equality outcomes for all.

More specifically, the post holder will take lead on implementing the public sector equality duty to demonstrate due regard to eliminate unlawful discrimination; foster good relations; and promote equal opportunity for all.

You will contribute to the implementation of our People and OD Strategy and our People Promise with key stakeholders within the Trust and with our external partners.

You should have relevant professional or related qualifications and ideally extensive experience in developing and implementing Equality, Diversity & Inclusion programmes that have made tangible differences.

You will have strong communication and innovation skills and be able to demonstrate your ability to motivate multiple teams. You will also be strategically minded ensuring our vision for Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion are embedded in the organisation and reflected in our People & OD Strategy.

We are unique as an integrated Trust of Acute, Community, Mental Health and Ambulance Services and theTrust is in good shape after a successful CQC inspection.

We are hybrid working and welcome flexible working arrangements.

The role:Band 6

The role is suited to candidates who want to make a difference and have ambition to influence our Equalities, Inclusion and Diversity agenda.

This is the opportunity you have been waiting for.

For an informal discussion please contact Chris Goulding Deputy Director on 07770816426

Closing date: 29th April 2022

Important information

  • There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
  • Please ensure you check your email address provided is correct on your application form and ensure you check your spam/junk inbox for any automated NHS Jobs emails.
  • Employment at Isle of Wight NHS Trust is offered subject to a successful Probationary Period.
  • In submitting an application form, you authorise Isle of Wight NHS Trust to:
  • Confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.
  • Transfer data provided to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment.
  • Use recruitment information provided for the purpose of checking your Professional Registration online (where applicable) or essential qualifications as required

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) By submitting your application, you accept IOW NHS Trust will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Equality Statement We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all our employees as well as maintaining a workforce that reflects our local communities we serve.

In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can be made as required.

The NHS and primary care define flexible working as “an arrangement which supports an individual to have greater choice in when… where and how they work” – flexible working arrangements are supported and can be discussed in relation to any advertised role.

Company: Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Entry level

Job Location: Newport, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

Apply Here

To apply for this job email your details to