Senior Culture and Inclusion Manager – Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service

Salary: grade 16, £52,615 – £55,901 per annum 

Contract: permanent

Hours: full time, 35 hours per week

Location: MFRS Headquarters, Bootle, L30 4YD, with the option of hybrid working

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) is dedicated to protecting and serving the communities of Merseyside. Committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we strive to create a workplace where all employees feel valued, respected, and empowered. As we continue our mission to enhance safety and well-being, we are seeking a Senior Culture and Inclusion Manager to lead our efforts in promoting diversity and fostering an inclusive environment within our organization.

Reporting to the Director of People & Organisational Development, the Senior C&I Manager is responsible for ensuring MFRA delivers a progressiveand innovative approach to equality, diversity, culture and inclusion meeting all statutory and service requirements.

As the Senior Culture and Inclusion Manager at MFRS, you will play a crucial role in championing diversity and inclusion initiatives that reflect the values and needs of our diverse workforce and community. Working closely with leadership and key stakeholders, you will develop and implement strategies to cultivate an inclusive culture and drive positive change throughout the organization.

You will have substantial experience of working in a similar role developing equality, diversity and inclusion strategy and translating it into reality. Have the ability to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with many different stakeholders, internal and external to MF&RS. Be able to think creatively, originally, strategically and influence others to embrace the benefits of changes to organisational culture.

The full requirement of qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills are provided in the attached person specification. More information about the role is in the attached job profile.

What can we offer you?

  • Full flexible working arrangements with a 35 hour working week
  • 23 days’ holiday, (rising to 28 days after 5 years’ service) plus Bank holidays and 2 additional Extra Statutory days added to the holiday entitlement
  • Access to free on-site gym
  • Free on site, secure parking
  • On-site canteen
  • Contributory pension by both the employee and by MFRS
  • Excellent Occupational Health services and Employee Assistance Programme

Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 19th May 2024

Interviews: date to be confirmed

Pension Considerations

Annual Allowance

Please note that it is your personal responsibility to check whether by applying/accepting this position it would result in any Annual Allowance implications. A breach in the Annual Allowance threshold could result in a Tax charge. Further information on Annual Allowance can be obtained from the Pensions team, or the Pension Administrator website (LPP for Firefighter pension(s) and Merseyside pension Fund for LGPS).

Lifetime Allowance 

Please note that it is your personal responsibility to check whether by applying/accepting this position it would result inany Lifetime Allowance implications. A breach in the Lifetime Allowance threshold will result in a Tax charge. Further information on Lifetime Allowance can be obtained from our Pensions team, or the Pension Administrator website (LPP for Firefighter pension(s) and Merseyside pension Fund for LGPS).

Temporary Promotions/Positions 

Please note that any period of ‘temporary’, whether that is by way of promotion or allowances associated with a temporary position, will be treated as non-pensionable.

Safeguarding

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults, Children and Young People and all staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.

Salary: £52,615 - £55,901 per annum

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: May 19 2024

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