Everton FC

Everton FC

Equity & Inclusion Lead – Accessibility & Wellbeing

Country

Role Type

England

Community

Posting Date

May 3, 2022

Role description

Who are we: Everton, a pioneering and globally recognised football club, with a rich, successful history and an exciting future.


Founded in 1878, Everton in one of the 12 Founder Members of the Football League. The Club has been crowned league champions on nine occasions, lifted the FA Cup five times and tasted European success by winning the European Cup Winners Cup in 1985.


Everton’s proud traditions are maintained by clear values and ambitious plans for the future.

The development of a new state-of-the-art 52,888 capacity stadium on the banks of the River Mersey at Bramley-Moore Dock is well underway, providing a significant platform for the further growth.


About the opportunity: We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a forward thinking, confident and experienced Equity & Inclusion professional to join our People, Culture and Workplace Wellbeing Department.


Joining us in the new role of Equity & Inclusion Lead – Accessibility & Wellbeing you will deliver expert advice, and guidance, alongside contributing to the development and implementation of strategic policies, practices, and action plans.


You will focus on driving initiatives which support our commitment to disabled people and accessibility, health and wellbeing. The post holder will also function as the Club’s Disability Access Officer and assist in engaging with disabled fans throughout the season, and on match days.


Through the successful implementation of impactful equity and inclusion initiatives (developed in line with business objectives), you will drive awareness of, and build engagement, around key diversity-related issues, contributing to a more inclusive culture were everybody feels respected, celebrated, empowered, and has a sense of belonging.


Who we are looking for; Our ideal candidate will have previous experience of delivering EDI interventions and influencing positive change via a range of stakeholders and collaborating with the disabled community, providing support and advice to organisations around accessibility.


Interpersonal and influencing skills are essential and being able to inspire and drive delivery across a wide range of EDI areas.


This really is a great opportunity to work alongside great colleagues, where we put people at the heart of everything we do.


This position is on a permanent contract, and will be contacted to 35 hours per week.


The closing date of this advert is Tuesday 17th May 2022.


The Everton Family is committed to equal opportunities and is proud to be a Disability Confident Leader. We provide a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process, we accept all job applications in a variety of formats and should you need any documents in a different format or require any further support or assistance please contact our Recruitment Team via email - careers@evertonfc.com.


The Everton Family is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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