Ashford, Kent (Hybrid)
England, United Kingdom
Gillingham, Medway
£19,000 - £23,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Help us reach more people!

We are recruiting a Diversity Engagement Coordinator to lead on developing partnership work with ethnically diverse communities and other under-represented groups. This work will involve research, engagement and representation; building relationships with community groups, charities, businesses and other stakeholders. This is a key role to support our future development and ensure that services are accessible to everyone.

You will build relationships and create partnerships that meet the needs of communities and support the work of our social welfare services for adult carers, adults with complex needs, young carers and children with disabilities. There will be opportunities to deliver training and advise Imago services on the specific needs of communities.

The role supports the wider work of the partnership team in building corporate relationships and fundraising, with scope to work on national and local campaigns, and develop social media and communication to reach new audiences.  

Applicants should be self-motivated, creative and adaptable; and have experience in community engagement and partnership working which demonstrates engagement with a range of diverse ethnicities and hard-to-reach communities. Applicants may also draw on personal or volunteering experience. You must be a great networker, and able to build relationships and trust across a range of stakeholders.

The role covers Kent and Medway so the post holder must be prepared to travel. We have several offices across the area, so base is flexible. Car driver essential.

Are you ready for something new?

We offer our employees:

  • Inclusive values-based environment
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Opportunities for hybrid working
  • Benenden Health Care
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Supported Volunteering scheme
  • Development opportunities
  • and more


Imago is committed to Safer Recruitment practices, and the post is subject to references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Please either submit your CV with a short covering note or visit our website for full details.

Imago recognises that many people in our society experience discrimination or lack of opportunity for reasons that are not fair. We aim to create a culture that respects and values each other’s differences, and see these differences as an asset, as they improve our ability to meet the needs of the organisations and people we work with. We proactively seek to increase opportunities for inclusion, and celebrate diversity across our organisation and within communities.

Imago recognises its duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of the children, young people and adults at risk who access its services or with whom it comes into contact.

More about Imago Community

Imago is a well-respected social action charity working across Kent, Medway, East Sussex and London. Through our services and projects, we aim ... Read more

Refreshed on: 24 May 2022
Closed date: 08 June 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: EPC090522
Tags: Social Care/Development, Advocacy

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