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Diversity and Inclusion Manager

Advice, Animal, Charity, Disability
Job Role
£27,472 to £29,091 Per Annum
Full Time
Contract Type:
Closing Date:

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Diversity and Inclusion Manager

  • Ref: 31822
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Location: Central Office RG7, Reading
  • Hours: 35 Hours per week
  • Permanent
  • Working pattern: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday
  • Closing date: 25 September 2019
  • Interview dates: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £27,472 to £29,091 per annum + excellent benefits
  • We cannot provide sponsorship for the role.

We are recruiting a Diversity and Inclusion Manager who will be a focal point for diversity and inclusion activity managing both the Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and the Diversity Action Plan at organisation level and ensuring that Guide Dogs complies with its statutory and non-statutory commitments.  The successful candidate will work on advising and influencing leaders across the organisation to help embed ED&I in Guide Dogs policies, practices and culture.

In your application, you will need to evidence, using specific examples, how your skills and experience meet the criteria laid out in the person specification, within the Job Description below. Requirements include;

  • Experience of working in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Ability to engage with a wide range of colleagues at all levels.
  • Knowledge and understanding of equality legislation.

For more information on this role, the requirements and our benefits package, please see the documents attached below. 

How to apply:

Applications can be made using the online application form. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs for job applications.

Working at Guide Dogs

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives. 

We believe that well-being at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

As a member of staff, we offer you a wide range of benefits to suit your individual needs. These include; 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years' service), flexible benefits package and a defined contribution group personal pension plan. 


Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximiseachievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invite to interview for all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.


Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment