EDI Officer

Pin icon NG5 Nottingham
Pound Sterling icon Grade 6: £36,648 - £40,221 per annum
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 10 days ago
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Are you passionate about promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI)?

Do you want to make a meaningful impact and create safer communities within Nottinghamshire?

Are you interested in helping our Service improve?

If your answer is yes, you could be the enthusiastic and dedicated EDI Officer that the Fire and Rescue Service in Nottinghamshire is looking or to join their Organisational Development Team.

EDI Officer
Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 8PP

  • Grade 6: £36,648 - £40,221 per annum
  • 37 hours (Monday – Friday), open to Job Share

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

As the EDI Officer, you will be coordinating and delivering our client’s EDI programme to help them as they strive to deliver an outstanding service to their communities. While this is a full-time position, they are open to discussing part-time or job-share arrangements. Click apply below to begin your journey!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage key performance indicators for the EDI agenda and maintain assurance against the Public Sector Equality Duty
  • Support the implementation and monitoring of EDI policies and practices
  • Provide advice and support to managers on EDI issues
  • Facilitate consultation events with internal and external stakeholders, maintaining our links with other organisations and developing partnerships with local, regional and national partners
  • Promote the Fire and Rescue Service as an employer of choice and aid in the development of the Service’s workforce diversity plan
  • Plan and deliver EDI training courses to the Service

Experience / Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a customer facing environment, running projects and providing EDI advice to colleagues and managers
  • Ability to undertake equality impact assessments and produce complex written reports
  • Experience developing and writing EDI policies
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills which you can utilise to speak to a variety of different audiences and provide training to staff
  • Knowledge and experience using MS Office applications
  • Up to date knowledge of the Equality Act 2010 and other related legislation
  • Have a degree (or other equivalent qualification or experience)


  • Agile Working – They are very proud to offer employees the ability to mix office working with working from home to provide flexibility to help with your work life balance
  • Flexibility – They are family friendly and are open to considering different working patterns which help you provide a better service to the community while supporting your home life. They are also open to part time working
  • Annual Leave - 24 days of annual leave with an extra three concessionary days, plus bank holidays and a Christmas concessionary day
  • Health and Wellbeing - as a service, they provide a wide range of Health and Wellbeing support to all employees which includes a membership to Bupa and a dedicated Occupational Health team who are there to support you. Also, all employees receive free access to a gym
  • Blue Light Card – Enabling discounts on shopping and eating out
  • Development – You will have access to both formal and informal professional development opportunities which will help you advance your career
  • Pension – Access to a public service defined benefit pension scheme

If you feel you have the skills and experience our client is looking for and want to play an integral part in keeping Nottinghamshire communities safe, then the service looks forward to hearing from you!

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and you will be directed to the company website where you will be able to submit an application form.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Closing Date: Sunday 7th July 2024

Interview Date: Week commencing 22nd July 2024

The Fire & Rescue Service in Nottinghamshire is proud to be an equal opportunities and ‘Disability Confident’ employer, and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. They welcome applications from all communities and particularly those who are currently under-represented in the workforce.

This service is committed to the safeguarding and protection of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and or neglect and operates a safer recruitment process.

The successful candidate will be subject to a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check and a Police Vetting check. Applicants must have had 3 years continuous residency in the UK to be eligible for a Police Vetting check.

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Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of application forms.

Other suitable skills and experience include EDI Officer, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion, Diversity Inclusion, HR, Human Resources, Equality Diversity Inclusion Officer, HR Coordinator, EDI Coordinator