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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/10/2021.

Band 6 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator

Job Reference: 313-A-21-103838-EE

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Human Resources
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum pro rata

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Band 6 - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator (28 hours)

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The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Coordinator Role is an exciting role which supports the growth, development and empowerment of LPT’s staff networks. We are looking for someone with the passion and drive to make a difference to our workforce who experience disadvantage and barriers to accessing opportunities in the workplace.

LPT were shortlisted in 2021 for the Workforce Race Equality Category and as such demonstrates our total commitment to create an anti-racist organisation as well as place EDI at the heart of everything we do. As such we are looking for someone who can embed a culture of inclusivity and compassion whilst ensuring delivery of the Trust’s key equality objectives and Standards.

You will be based within the EDI Service, which is a very motivated and a highly regarded team. You will have a proven track record of designing and delivering EDI initiatives, training packages and excellent written and verbal communication skills. We are looking for someone who has high levels of diplomacy skills, can build positive working relationships with other professionals and can influence change at all levels both internally and with external partners.

If you think you meet the person specification for this role and want to join a high performing and friendly team who are passionate about making a meaningful difference on equality, diversity and inclusion then why not apply for this fantastic opportunity.

For an informal discussion about the role please email:

Haseeb Ahmad (the Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion)



The closing date for the job is 22nd October 2021 and the interview will be held on the 22 November 2021.


We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients. Some roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you in the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

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