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Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Officer

Employer
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Salary
Depending on experience
Closing date
14 Mar 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role is part of the wider Inclusion and Wellbeing Team. The post holder will have the opportunity to improve the experience of both patients and staff at SFT through championing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) throughout the Trust to inform positive change. This position is a key enabler in the delivery of the Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) Equality, Diversity and Inclusion long-term plan to make Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust the Best Place to Work.

Main duties of the job

This role is part of the wider Inclusion and Wellbeing Team. The postholder will have the opportunity to improve the experience of both patients and staff at SFT through championing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) throughout the Trust to inform positive change. This position is a key enabler in the delivery of the Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) Equality, Diversity and Inclusion long-term plan to make Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust the Best Place to Work.

As an exemplar site for the People Promise, the post holder will support the Head of Inclusion and Wellbeing in the delivery of its long-term plan for EDI alongside helping the Trust to meet all legislative requirements within the European and UK equality and human rights legislative framework to ensure that EDI is at the heart of everything that we do.

The post holder will support the Trust in being compliant with national guidance and best practice for inclusion by supporting, developing and implementing effective inclusion initiatives and engaging and supporting the staff network groups. There will also be a responsibility to maintain up to date EDI resources on the intranet and support the delivery of the annual Inclusion & Wellbeing Calendar of events within the Trust.

The post-holder will be required to work both independently and as part of a team and be flexible to the changing needs of the Trust.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting www.experiencesalisbury.co.uk

Job description

Job responsibilities

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to make a real difference in the areas of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. Please see the attached documents for the detailed job description, main responsibilities and the person specification.

Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • 2 years Experience


Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, Salisbury District Hospital

Odstock Road

Salisbury, Wiltshire

SP2 8BJ

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269-SFT8310

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