30 days holiday
Occupational health
Flexi time

Senior Programme Officer – Diversity & Inclusion

Salary £29,570 per annum, plus London weighting if applicable
Location Home working, with occasional travel to other locations
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

The Diversity & Inclusion Team delivers designated work programmes that support organisations to create more inclusive workplace cultures, where difference is welcomed and celebrated. The team is part of the wider Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Group and works across and closely with colleagues dealing with health inequalities policy and strategy.

The Senior Programme Officer is responsible for supporting delivery of meetings, events and webinars, employer engagement and drafting of key documentation and web-based materials.

As our Senior Programme Officer, you will:

  • plan and facilitate our events, including securing venues, paying invoices and liaising with speakers and delegates.
  • draft and upload web content, schedule social media posts and send our newsletter to our mailing list. 
  • answer queries in our mailbox in an accurate and timely way, providing excellent customer service.
  • provide secretariat support for meetings, including scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, taking minutes and following up actions.
  • raise purchase orders for expenditure.

About you

We have an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join our Diversity & Inclusion Team at NHS Employers. We would love to hear from you if you are:

  • Able to work both independently and in a team
  • Able to manage your workload and work to tight deadlines
  • Able to establish effective working relationships with colleagues and external bodies
  • Able to effectively summarise information

And if you have:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good presentation and networking skills

To apply

As part of our diverse recruitment practice, we use blind applications. The only information available to the shortlisting panel will be section one of the application form.

Please download the job description found at the bottom of this page and click apply

For an informal discussion about the post and the NHS Confederation before applying please contact becky.tasker@nhsemployers.org

Application deadline: Tuesday 24 January 2023

Interview date: Thursday 9 February 2023

The NHS Confederation is the membership organisation that brings together, supports and speaks for the whole healthcare system in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The NHS Confederation is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment for our staff. A place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of inclusive employment policies including family friendly policies and flexible working and we have range of channels to support staff from different backgrounds including our staff networks and a staff forum.

The NHS Confederation is committed to being a flexible employer. We understand the value and benefit to our employees being able to work flexibly and our agile working principles are designed to empower our people to work with optimal flexibility and minimal constraints to support a work life balance and take care of employee health and wellbeing.

You will receive an excellent benefits package, including 30 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice schemes and travel season ticket loans.

Employee assistant (counselling)

Cycle to work scheme

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Occupational health

30 days holiday

Flexi time

Season ticket loan

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