Equality Pathfinder Officer, Full Time, 35 hours per week
Funded by Workplace Equality Fund till 30 June 2020
£25,000 per annum plus 7% employer’s contribution to an auto enrolment pension scheme
Fife Centre for Equalities is a small team with big aspirations, and we have created a new position to help us to develop our Equality Pathfinders Scheme further.
Equality Pathfinders are organisations (including teams within larger organisations) taking part in a free, voluntary and non-competitive recognition scheme leading the way in making Fife a fair, equal and inclusive place to live, work and study.
You will have experience of working with a range of client organisations to deliver corporate accreditation activities. You’ll have either relevant qualifications or training and bring a sound practical knowledge of equality, diversity, inclusion and human rights from an employment perspective. You’ll have the skills to utilise analytics and develop strategies, policies and training to help organisations across Fife build their capacity and capability in the advancement of equality and inclusion in the workplace.
Specific funding has been secured for the delivery of this exciting initiative and the position is fixed term until end of June 2020.
For an informal discussion on the position, please call Nina Munday, FCE Manager, on 01592 645310.
Closing date for applications: Monday 04 November 2019.
Please note that CVs will not be accepted.
Interviews and selection tests will be held week commencing 18 November 2019.
Earliest start date Monday 02 December 2019.
We offer student placements through the University of Stirling to develop and deliver interesting initiatives to promote health and equality as part of their Active Learning in the Community placements. Some of the tasks students would be involved in would include:
- taster sessions for trying equipment or activities
- talks about issues that have an impact in people’s lives
- campaigns to raise awareness about a key health issue
- surveys to gather views about a particular issue
- focus groups to bring people together to talk about issues that affect them
Fife Centre for Equalities is a partner provider in Accessible Fife, a Pre-Apprenticeship Academy and is hosting a Business and Administration Apprenticeship in a Communications Role. This is a fantastic opportunity for young people (16-24yr olds) with health conditions and disabilities in Fife, please note applications are now closed for the first cohort.
To find out more information about Accessible Fife, or if you require support to complete the application, please call 01592 583142 and ask to speak to a member of staff about Accessible Fife.
Accessible Fife has been funded by Skills Development Scotland to improve uptake of apprenticeships by young people in Fife who have long-term health conditions and/or disabilities. Spaces on the Academy are reserved for people who have a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect on their ability to do normal daily activities, as defined by the Equality Act 2010.
FCE, along with Youth 1st, offered placements in 2016 to international interns in partnership with Rural Skills Scotland Ltd. FCE hosted two German interns from the Integration durch Austausch over eight weeks. Melanie and Andreas have been involved in several of FCE’s activities, including the Festival of Fife (see this short video of Fèill Fhìobha 2016).
Work experiences at FCE
Find out about people’s previous experiences of placements at Fife Centre for Equalities by clicking here.