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Inclusion Project Manager

Barts Health NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 Per annum inc
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Are you an experienced equality/diversity professional with a background in delivering on equality, diversity or inclusion in a large complex organisation?

We are seeking a Inclusion Project Manager to help embed our We Belong strategy, with an opportunity to be creative and think differently. The Inclusion Project Manager is expected to design and implement project infrastructure and oversee the day to day delivery of these critical workforce programmes.

The project manager will be part of the well-established Inclusion Centre team, working in a matrix way across multiple projects. They are also expected to work independently and use their initiative to problem solve, scope best practice, and develop relationships across the trust, escalating where required.

Main duties of the job

Act as an advisor to staff on EDI issues for across the Trust.

Define, design and deliver complex projects across the EDI and People agenda, building in evaluation approaches, governance, and co-designing interventions to ensure we achieve our operational objectives.

Raising the profile of equality, diversity and inclusion across the organisation and building capacity at all levels to deliver on equality objectives

Co-ordinate Equality & Diversity activity specifically workforce related programmes, which align with the Trust WeBelong strategy, Assisting the Inclusion Team with Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES), Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES), Reverse Mentoring, Diverse Panels, Staff Networks, Accessible Information Standard (AIS), Equality Delivery Standard (EDS2),and any other EDI related frameworks as appropriate.


Build surveys and report on trends and outcomes from data gathered on issues relating to the EDI agenda.

Support the development of Equality & Diversity Strategy and Action Plan that addresses the needs of both staff and patients

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification



  • Education to Masters level or related transferable experience
  • Excellent IT skills advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of equality, diversity and inclusion policy agenda, legislation and best practice
  • Highly developed specialist knowledge in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion work procedures, underpinned by theory and experience


  • Engaged with the wider EDI agenda locally or nationally



  • Experience and/or demonstrated interest in improving workforce equality with knowledge of the WRES and WDES
  • Experience of planning and organising complex activities or programmes of work Plan and organising a broad range of complex activities formulisation, adjusting plans and strategies
  • Experience of implementing EDI initiatives, including frameworks and standards
  • Experience of developing and delivering training to a wide audience Ability to identify/research new developments in EDI and translate these into practical applications
  • Experience of reviewing requests for funding and liaising with the Supplies team to source products and supplies and authorise small spend against budget for items



  • Specialist knowledge of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Knowledge of the development of EDI theory and practice.
  • Experience of providing project management support to senior managers and focusing on benefits realisation and supporting change
  • Experience of communicating complex issues with staff and managers at all levels.
  • Experience of working autonomously within an unpredictable environment.


  • Understanding of the NHS People Plan and the inclusion and diversity agenda at Barts Health or across the NHS



  • communications skills, written and oral good listening skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with strong customer focus Analyses complex Equality issues and makes decisions based on analysis and interpretation
  • Ability to deliver against targets, and to plan and prioritise work in the face of competing demands Authorises payments for materials sign payroll authorisations
  • Makes proposals on range of personnel policies or processes which impact on other departments.
  • The ability to summarise and describe numerical data from a range of sources
  • The ability to self-motivate, show initiative and drive s Ability to work independently as well as within a team (internal or external) Self-motivated, resourceful and flexible
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team (internal or external) Self-motivated, resourceful and flexible
  • The ability to self-motivate, show initiative and drive
  • The ability to effectively manage, organise and prioritise own workload and meet set deadlines
  • Continuously seeking to learn and develop in this area both personally and professional



  • Post requires extensive VDU usage Postholder will work across a number of sites Ability to carry out the physical requirements of the post, with any reasonable adjustment

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Canary wharf


E14 5EU

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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