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Diversity and Inclusion Support Officer
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF43602

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 08/02/2023

Job live date: 25/01/2023

Salary: £26,396 - £31,411 per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences

Division: Charlie Waller Institute

Hours Per Week:: 36

Employment Basis/Type: Full or part time, up to 1 year fixed term

Due to the various and growing aspects of our diversity and inclusion work, the Charlie Waller Institute (CWI) is seeking to appoint an outstanding diversity and inclusion support officer (either for one person in role or job-share invited). You will join a vibrant, collegiate, team to support the delivery of high-quality teaching and supervision on our portfolio of highly-regarded graduate and postgraduate Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) programmes. In our delivery of clinical programmes, we are working hard on both decolonising and diversifying our curricula.

The Charlie Waller Institute (CWI) is seeking to appoint driven and committed support officer who will provide a dedicated resource and support to the co-chairs of the CWI Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) working group. The successful candidate(s) will take hold administrative duties supporting teaching and learning projects (e.g., completing literature reviews, sourcing and arranging experts by experience to contribute to teaching), data submissions for HEE regarding D&I data, co-facilitate student and staff forums, partake and represent the institute at regional meetings with the co-chairs (e.g., Psychological Professionals Network).

We expect to appoint the successful candidate(s) to start in March 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. Applicants will have excellent communication skills, a strong knowledge of diversity considerations and commitment to equity, inclusion and accessibility, and will be motivated to improve the training of mental health professionals.

You will have:

  • Experience of managing small scale projects with minimum supervision
  • Experience of analysing data and presenting summary information clearly.
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Energy and enthusiasm for Diversity and Inclusion
  • The ability to deal with changing priorities

Interview Date: W/C 13/02/2023

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Director of Training, CWI

Contact role:

Executive Administration Officer

Contact name:

Hannah Vickery

Contact name:

Gemma Birch

Contact phone:

0118 378 5564

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Contact email:

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Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.



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