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Corporate Equality & Diversity Officer

Rugby Borough Council
Rugby, Warwickshire
£38,223 - £42,403 (£20,661 - £22,920 pro rata)
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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Job Details

20 hours per week

The Council places a high priority on equalities, diversity and inclusion and is looking for an experienced and innovative professional to lead and shape our approach.

Working with senior officers, members and stakeholders, this role will play a key role in developing and implementing our equality, diversity and inclusion strategy and action plan. 

You will be responsible for maintaining and improving the Council’s position as an inclusive employer and improve our engagement with residents, community groups and embed equalities in all aspects of our work.

We are seeking an outstanding individual with experience of successfully delivering projects and achieving change related to equalities. You will have an up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and the ability to build strong working relationships.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference at the Council and throughout the Borough.


  • Competitive Salary 24 days annual leave,
    8 Bank Holidays, 2 extra statutory days and 1 locally agreed day  (pro rata for part time working)
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Hybrid working
  • Structured Induction Program Learning and Development opportunities
  • Regular performance reviews
  • Payment of professional subscription for approved professionals
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • Independent Support for your health & wellbeing
  • Generous compassionate leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme

For an informal discussion about this role, please call Aftab Razzaq, Chief Officer Legal & Governance either by email or telephone 07795520596



Rugby’s one of the fastest growing boroughs in the country and at Rugby Borough Council, we have ambitious plans to drive growth and investment in the future.

With our world-renowned status as the birthplace of the game, Rugby shall soon become home to the World Rugby Hall of Fame under an exciting new partnership between Rugby Borough Council and World Rugby.

We recently opened a new leisure centre and a new crematorium, investments for our growing population – set to reach 130,000 in the next 15 years.

And with major housing, retail and employment developments both recently completed and in the pipeline, it’s an exciting time to live and work in Rugby.

Rugby Borough Council aims to recruit staff who share our ambition and vision – and in return, we’re committed to investing in your personal growth.

An equal opportunities employer, we offer flexible working hours and a wide range of training and development opportunities.
To find out more about Rugby Borough Council and our current vacancies, visit

Company info
01788 533571
Rugby Borough Council
Town Hall
Evreux Way
West Midlands
CV21 2RR
United Kingdom

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