Equality and Good Relations Officer - Greater Belfast - Prestigious Client
MCS Group is delighted to be representing a large public sector client based in the Greater Belfast area, currently seeking an Equality and Good Relations Officer, initially up until the end of March 2022 with the potential for further extension.
The Equality and Good Relations Unit provides support for the organisation to ensure it is compliant with all the Statutory requirements of Section 75 (1&2) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 and section 49A of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.
In addition, the Equality and Good Relations Unit has responsibility of ensuring that the organisation complies with Section 49A of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA 1995) (as amended by Article 5 of the Disability Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 2006), and Section 49B of the DDA 1995. The organisation is required to submit to the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) a Disability Action Plan showing how it proposes to fulfil these duties in relation to the functions for which it is responsible.
The Equality & Good Relations Officer will work in support of the Equality Manager in ensuring that the organisation complies with all Statutory requirements and in monitoring and reporting on the implementation of a range of equality related plans and activities. The volume of work in the Equality Unit is increasing due to a range of equality action plans requiring development and consultation. The Equality and Good Relations Office will be required to develop draft plans and work with the Equality Manager on consultation and implementation.
The Equality Unit is currently based in the Greater Belfast area, however due to on-going COVID-19 working restrictions, duties will be carried out under an agreed homeworking arrangement.
The main duties / responsibilities of the post are:
Applicants must have:
What's on offer
Closing date for CVs is Wednesday 22nd September 2021
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To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Ryan Calvert (Assoc. CIPD), HR Recruitment Specialist at MCS Group 028 9023 5456.
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