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Equalities and Community Cohesion Officer

Job Title: Equalities and Community Cohesion Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Salary: 34788-37849
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3963
Job Published: November 04, 2019 13:12

Job Description

Equalities and Community Cohesion Officer
An exciting Opportunity has arisen in the Equalities and Inclusion Team to deliver an ambitious programme of work, offering stretch, variety and exposure to many areas of the Council and community. You will work at pace; and be resilient under pressure in one of the Country’s most innovative, fast-moving and exciting places. Working with colleagues on enhanced internal training, and contributing your expertise to multi-million pound major projects - all in the name of developing an organisation and City where social justice is more than just a concept.

Job Type
Other, Communications, PR & Media, Administration/Clerical
Working Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Fixed Term
City Hall, College Green, BS1 5TR
Pay Grade
£34,788 - £37,849
Not Applicable
Closing Date
Ref No
Person Specification
(PDF, 162.87kb)
Job Description
(PDF, 165.83kb)
What will I be doing?

The team is an integral part of the Policy, Strategy and Partnerships area within the Council’s Resources Directorate. Your work will make a difference as your contribution will be aligned to delivering the Organisational Improvement Plan and the Equality Policy and Strategy for the Council. We are seeking an extremely dedicated and highly motivated professional to join the team. You will be involved in embedding diversity, inclusion and equalities within the Council as part of helping the Council towards becoming a high performing organisation. A background in supporting Senior Managers in ensuring that services meet the needs of all customers would be advantageous, with experience of consultation and engagement. You will need to influence those around you and the direction of this work in order to bring people with you. 

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation.

Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

Additional Information

This role is Part Time, 30 hours per week, and fixed term until January 2021.

If you have any further queries after reading the job advert along with the attached Job Description and Person Specification then please contact Arif Sain (Head of Equality and Inclusion) on

Interviews are expected to take place on 25th & 26th November 2019.

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the City we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community.