Job Title: Inclusion Advisory Board - MemberLocation: Whitley Park, Whitley Road, Benton, Newcastle NE12 9FAClosing Date: 12th of May 2023 12:00Contract Type: Voluntary Role - Relevant expenses will be paid in line with the current Northumberland FA Expense Policy.Hours: The post requires a commitment to attend 4 Inclusion Advisory Board meetings a year. Meetings are normally held mid-week on an evening at Northumberland FA HQ (also available via TEAMS) and usually last in the region of 2 hours. The role will have an initial three-year term from appointment.Interview Date: Week commencing 22nd May 2023
Reports to: Chair of the Inclusion Advisory Board
The Role:Northumberland Football Association is seeking an Inclusion Advisory Board Member to join their Inclusion Advisory Board. The successful candidate will have experience identifying key issues and trends to help promote equality in the game and have previous experience of working with diverse groups and individuals.
• To support an effective, constructive, and cohesive Inclusion Advisory Board.• To provide expertise and critique using your professional background and qualifications.• To assist the Chair and all Northumberland FA staff to plan, lead and develop a strategic vision for inclusion in football within Northumberland.• Challenge and support the organisation in terms of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.• Support in delivering the equality objectives and ensuring they are embedded across the organisation.• Promote a culture of respect for inclusion and champion inclusion and equality issues across football.• Provide the necessary check and challenge of the CFAs Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan• Support with Equality Impact Assessments.• To promote equality of opportunity throughout the Association.• To fully participate in induction, training or development and performance monitoring.
• Utilise data to provide intelligence to set clear targets within our county strategy ensuring this meets the needs of the whole of our football community• Assess and advise on equality impacts arising out of county strategy, monitoring and evaluating the Inclusion & Diversity Key Performance Indicators• Support community engagement, consultations, development programs and disciplinary procedures• Act as Ambassadors for Northumberland FA, promoting inclusion and diversity in football in line with our Inclusion Strategy, ‘100% Inclusive’.• Bring a diverse perspective to the Northumberland FA• Identify any equality issues, support the identification and delivery of solutions• Promote and encourage the benefits of addressing equality issues within the football community• Coordinate consultation sessions with the wider community on annual county plans• Identify key issues and trends that will promote the growth of the game through inclusion and diversity interventions• To assist the Northumberland Football Association to achieve and maintain the Preliminary Level of the Equality Standard for Sport.