As Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Lead at St John, you will deliver expert advice, change leadership and guidance alongside developing and implementing strategic policies, practices and action plans.
About the role
As Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Lead at St John, you will deliver expert advice, change leadership and guidance alongside developing and implementing strategic policies, practices and action plans. Above all, your over-riding purpose will be to influence the organisational culture to one in which EDI is the driver for sustainable change. You will also be the principle EDI advisor to the CEO, the Chief Commissioner, the Head of HR and to the Celebrating Communities Steering Group. This will be an extremely challenging role which will ensure that, as an organisation, we discharge our specific legislative obligations as well as significantly contributing to the St John Values and cultural change expectations.
You will need to be a special person to succeed in this role with a strong passion for fairness and equity and an in-depth understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion matters as they affect all St John people. Previous experience of delivering EDI interventions and influencing positive change via a range of stakeholders is important. Being able to inspire and drive delivery across a wide range of EDI areas in a complex organisation will require strong levels of resilience and perseverance and the ability to persuade at all levels of St John.
St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.
Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat and the communities we serve.
We are a team of 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid.
You will receive:
- Competitive salary & pension scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
- Health and Wellbeing portal - access to financial, health and wellbeing support and an Employee Assistance Programme
- Discounts – you’ll have access to Blue Light and NHS Discounts as well as discounts on mobile phones, gym memberships, cinema tickets, restaurants, holidays and shopping.
Interview Date: 10 August 2020
Application Review Date: 28 August 2020
We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role.