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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Apprentice

King's College Hospita
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
Competitive salary
Closing date
26 Nov 2021

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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 13,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King's College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.

Come and join the EDI team!

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to start their career within Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and to begin a journey which will provide an exciting and fulfilling career pathway.

The development of this new role in Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) signals a time of significant change and an appetite for a new and different approach, and we are looking for someone to join us as Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Apprentice!

You will share the provision of support to the staff in the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Team and Staff networks to ensure the smooth running of the department. The duties will include:
  • Supporting the EDI Business Administrator as a dedicated administrative resource for the staff networks in order to help realise aims and objectives.
  • Supporting Network members progressing and/or resolving issues or signposting to other avenues of support.
  • To respond to staff network emails and telephone queries.

You must have excellent customer service skills and must be proficient in developing effective working relationships with stakeholders, at all levels. As part of the role, you must work towards the completion of your Apprenticeship and undertake development opportunities, which will contribute towards your 20% off the job learning and is a requirement of your Apprenticeship.

You will be employed on a 24 month fixed term training contract of 37.5 hours per week. As this is an apprentice role:
  • You will be given time during your working hours for study towards the apprenticeship to attend training sessions on the underpinning knowledge of procedures and policies that impact on the role.
  • Training will be provided on site and virtually through direct teaching, observation, simulation and practical application.

We look forward to hearing from you.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date if enough suitable applications are received. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Name Shivonne Simpson

Job title Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Email address

Telephone number 07890051689

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  • All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.
  • Due to a high volume of applications, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. It is therefore recommended that you apply promptly

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our 'Trac' recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application on NHS Jobs and we will not be able to respond to emails sent through it. By applying for this post you are agreeing to King's transferring the information contained in your application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Equality and Diversity Information

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Annual Reports and Other Corporate Publications

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Our Values (Links to a Video on 'You Tube')

King's Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre Website

King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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