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Policy Officer (Equalities)

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£28,704 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, Leicestershire, LE3 8RA 

Reference:CE0347 

Closing date:18 April 2021 at midnight 


Policy Officer (Equalities)  
   
We are looking for an enthusiastic, insightful and dedicated person to join a small policy team within the Chief Executive’s department of Leicestershire County Council. 
       
You will have:
• A good understanding and insight into equalities issues around the responsibilities and services of a public sector organisation such as a County Council.
• The ability to work constructively to advise and support the council to improve the accessibility of its services.
• Experience of managing projects and supporting service improvements
• Experience of engaging with people with protected characteristics and building partnerships with community groups.
• Excellent written and verbal presentation skills to engage with a variety of audiences
• Awareness of the legislative requirements and best practice around equality, including the Public Sector Equality Duty.
    
Key tasks will include:
• Co-ordinating the implementation of the council’s equalities strategy and action plan
• Supporting and advising senior officers on service equality issues, including equality impact assessments
• Building relationships with community groups and organisations of people with protected characteristics.
   
This is an opportunity to progress your career within a strong and supportive team at the heart of the Council’s policy development.
     
Closing date: Midnight Sunday 18th April
    
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
    
For informal enquires please contact Leon Charikar, Tel: 0116 306 1336  Email: Leon.charikar@leics.gov.uk
           
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
    
For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.
              
If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk


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