Senior Equality and Diversity Advisor

Barrack St, Warwick, CV34 4TH
£30,756 to £33,136
30 Jul 2018
22 Aug 2018
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Full time permanent
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Warwickshire County Council supports all of our staff, to be the best we can be and provides excellent services for the people of Warwickshire. Our HR and OD team provides support to the whole of Warwickshire County Council across the employee life cycle.  

We do not limit ourselves to tradition but stretch our imaginations to come up with the most forward thinking solutions with the aim of becoming innovative partners valued by our customers across WCC.  



The Role

We have an opportunity for an experienced, customer focussed and highly motivated specialist to join our small Corporate Equalities team. 

As our Senior Equality and Diversity Officer you will deliver proactive, best practice advice to managers, employees and partners to meet service and legal requirements, as well as promote and contribute to developing the corporate equalities agenda.

Salary from £30,756 - £33,136 per annum

Key Requirements

You must be an experienced equality and diversity specialist who is able to operate credibly and successfully advising and influencing senior managers.

You will have excellent knowledge of equalities law and best practice in equalities, and the ability to apply this to design creative, pragmatic solutions.

Experience of working within a local government, NHS or public sector context is preferred but not essential.



Additional Information & How to Apply

The Corporate Equality and Diversity team is part of HR and OD and delivers a professional Equality and Diversity advisory service across the Council.   

This vacancy is open to internal and external applicants.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Sarah McCluskey on 01926 738574 or



To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

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You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.


We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

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