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Diversity & Inclusion Manager

Vacancy Details

Salary: £27,472 to £29,091 per annum
Location: Central Office
Region: South East
Job Type: Grade 4
Category: Permanent- Full Time
Closing Date: 02/25/2020
Date Posted: 02/04/2020
Reference: 0000031822


Diversity and Inclusion Manager
Burghfield, RG7 3YG
£27,472 to £29,091 per annum

This is a fantastic opportunity to join The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association as a Diversity and Inclusion Manager to support the People and Performance team based at Burghfield, near Reading.

The role
The Diversity and Inclusion Manager will be a focal point for diversity and inclusion activity managing both the Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and the Diversity Action Plan at organisation level. You will ensure that Guide Dogs complies with its statutory and non-statutory commitments by advising and influencing leaders across the organisation to help embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in Guide Dogs policies, practices and culture.

Who we’re looking for
You will have experience working in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion including implementing EDI initiatives. You will be able to demonstrate excellent stakeholder collaboration and engagement, with the ability to engage with a wide range of colleagues at all levels. Full details of the requirements for this role can be found in the attached job description.

This role is 9am to 5pm, 35 hours per week, with 26 days paid holiday (excluding bank holidays) a year. As a charity, we’re always keen to support flexible working as best we can.

We offer a generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, we provide an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme to care for our people.

How to apply

Applications can be made using the online application form. You will need to evidence the criteria as set out in the attached job description. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs for job applications.


Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invite to interview for all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.


Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.


Salary: £27,472 to £29,091 per annum
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