Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager


Recruiting Organisation: Sussex NHS Commissioners

Working hours: Full Time
Salary: £40,057 to £45,839 pa
Contract: Permanent
Location: Worthing, Lewes or Brighton


Do you have a passion for equality, diversity and inclusion?

Sussex NHS Commissioners have an exciting vacancy for an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager supporting the workforce equality programs and taking forward workforce equality initiatives with partners across the local health and care system known as Sussex Health and Care Partnership (SHCP).

They are looking for someone with the ability to engage, empower and work with staff from all backgrounds including the ethnically diverse staff groups, disabled staff and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender staff as well as inclusion groups such as carers.

Working as part of the People Team, you will lead and develop a variety of initiatives to drive improvements in relation to recruitment, career progression, talent, well-being and representative decision making. You will support colleagues with making improvements to workforce policy and procedures including developing new areas in with national and local requirements.

You will also be supporting our staff networks to have a strong voice and a role in the organisation’s decision making. This will include working with them to achieve best practice standards and charter marks such as Disability Confident Employers and the Stonewall Workplace Index.

As an NHS employer, Sussex NHS Commissioners offer a national pay scheme, access to training and personal development plans, an excellent pension and staff benefits. They are actively committed to the NHS Values and regularly engage with our staff to improve the working environment. They operate an Agile Working policy. This means staff are supported to work at a time and location that supports them and their teams to work effectively whilst improving work life balance and greater flexibility.

Candidates will therefore be required to work at home and be able to work from one of the office bases in Sussex in agreement with their Manager and wider team.

They are happy to consider job share applications.

The role is based in the Sussex CCGs People Team but the successful candidate will work system wide to collaborate on EDI opportunities for our workforce.

They particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT communities. They also welcome job share applications and candidates will be supported to work on an agile, home working basis which will include a base at either Worthing, Lewes or Brighton.

Please apply here – Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager (jobs.nhs.uk)


Closing Date: 8 December 2021

Interview Date: 22 December 2021

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