Rotherham United are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated person to work within its expanding Community Sports Trust with a specific focus on engaging with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic residents.
The Covid-19 pandemic has both highlighted and exacerbated the inequalities faced by Black and Minority Ethnic communities. We are looking for a Inclusion & Diversity Officer who has experience in community engagement and who can manage and coordinate a diverse range of activities that will support Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic adults 19+ to move closer to employment and/or improve physical and mental wellbeing.
This is a new position and reflects the Trusts commitment to building a fairer and more representative organisation which offers accessible and culturally relevant provision across our communities.
This person will have a passion for equality and will contribute to ensuring the Trust is inclusive, diverse and promoting cohesion in all aspects of our work.
Job Role: Inclusion & Diversity Officer
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Contract: 12 month fixed term
Closing date: 16th of April 2021, 12noon.
Interview date: TBC
Please send a copy of your job application to firstname.lastname@example.org, if you require any more information please contact Jamie, Head of Community at Jnoble@rotherhamunited.net.
This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in light of the changing needs of Rotherham United Community Sports Trust. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
RUCST is committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment.
As part of this commitment to providing a safe environment for our young people, we require all candidates to undertake and return a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate. RUCST will assist with the application for, and pay for the process of, a new DBS for staff members where required.
Criminal Records Disclosures
We recognise the contribution that former or ex-offenders can make as an employee; a person’s criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post. Candidates will be given the opportunity to provide us with information on their criminal record, which will be treated in the strictest confidence. Suitable applicants will not be refused posts because of any offences which are not relevant to the role and which do not make them a risk in the role for which they are applying.