Equality Impact Assessment (EIA) Officer 35 views

Hybrid role, Home Based with requirement for some travel

Up to £38, 027 per annum plus a £2,000 South East Allowance (for Culham) and a generous benefits package

Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)

The Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) is an armed police service that’s dedicated to the nuclear industry. Our vision is to be recognised as a provider of a world-class service for the protection of nuclear material and facilities. Given the critical nature of our work, it’s vital that we recruit skilled and committed professionals to our hard-working team.

We’re looking for an Equality Impact Assessor/EDI Support Office to join our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) team. This role is pivotal in ensuring we meet our obligations under equality legislation and CNC’s EDI Strategy.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team situated within the office of the Deputy Chief Constable, alongside colleagues in Legal and Professional Standards – offering exposure to many different areas of the organisation. The EDI team’s primary focus is to develop, co-ordinate and manage a high quality and professional, strategic advisory function service for Equality, Diversity, Inclusion areas of business and workstreams.

As the EIA/EDI Support Officer, you will work closely with key business leads and product owners to scrutinise new EIA applications and review existing products to ensure they remain compliant. You’re responsible for Equality Impact Assessment areas, including attending relevant meetings to provide subject matter advice, undertake research and analysis to track the delivery and success of EDI deliverables within the proposal, and conduct relevant research, report writing, presentations s ,and consultations. You will also be responsible for oversight of the completed EIAs in the Corporate Documents Library. The role will include the delivery of EIA training and you will work closely with the EDI trainer to maintain subject matter expertise and resilience on behalf of the EDI team.

The EIA Officer is a rewarding position offering professional development. The CNC offers a competitive salary, flexible working and a brilliant employer pension contribution (please check out further details below)!

Role Responsibilities:

Some of the key accountabilities of the role include:

  • Providing, advising and guiding on all matters relating to the exchange of information in accordance with the relevant legislation and completion of Equality Impact Assessments (EIA) as required.
  • Liaise with stakeholders to ensure ongoing and required Equality Impact Assessments are maintaining progress and to provide subject matter expertise.
  • Quality Assurance of EIA’s and install a checklist process to ensure compliance, including a regime that guarantees regular reviews are undertaken.
  • Designing and delivering; in collaboration with EDI Trainer, relevant upskilling to colleagues to become more confident and proficient with writing, researching and producing high level EIA documents to support their change projects and products.
  • Promoting best practice and providing a consistent approach to Equality Impact Assessment across the CNC.
  • Acting as point of contact between staff affinity networks, national network representatives and EIA authors
  • Lead, co-ordinate and participate in local and national diversity celebration events and ensure learning from experience is captured organisationally.
  • Share and present summative reports within the relevant EDI management meetings.
  • General activities as required to support the successful delivery of the CNC’s EDI Strategy.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • An understanding of how EIA’s supports partner agencies at both local and national levels.
  • Understanding of a policing environment is beneficial, but not essential.
  • Planning and organisational skills.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft business applications, e.g. Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Good oral, written and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Able to develop effective working relationships with staff and partners at all levels.
  • Able to identify training needs, develop training material and visual aids, plan and deliver clear and focussed training sessions.
  • Experience writing, presenting and preparing reports.
  • Effectively handles confidential information.
  • Effectively works under pressure to meet demanding deadlines.
  • Conversant with Acts of Parliament and Government Codes of Practice and relevant regulatory standards which include: understanding of the Equality Act 2010, Public Sector Equality Duty, Health and Safety Legislation and Legislation and Regulations including police Codes of Practice.


This role has been assessed as suitable for hybrid working, the split will be agreed between the individual and line manager upon appointment.

Your application:


Please contact the Police Staff Recruitment team if you would like a copy of the formal Job Description, or would like to discuss the role further- policestaffresourcing@cnc.police.uk.

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter detailing your experience against the Knowledge, Skills Experience section. Please provide examples that demonstrate experience against each of the points to strengthen your application.

As police staff the public expect us to display the highest standards, values and professional qualities at all times. The CNC values and Code of Ethics applies to all police staff and sets out the principles and standards of behaviour we expect to see, and it is imperative you display and deliver these.

Benefits of working for the CNC

  • 27.5 days annual leave, plus bank holidays.
  • Additional 30 minutes time worked during the week to accrue additional leave, which can be used for period between Christmas and New Year.
  • Generous pension scheme (20.7% employer contribution, 8.2% employee) The employer contribution for this grade is £7,068.22 minimum per year, and minimum employee contribution of £2,799.97 minimum. A total minimum annual pension contribution of £9, 868.
  • Flexi-time working scheme.
  • Bonus scheme – dependent on organisational performance, up to a maximum of 7% of salary.
  • Officers and staff can join the national Blue Light Card scheme which offers discounts on a variety of products and services to those working in the emergency services, NHS and Armed Forces.
  • Free parking on-site.
  • Free gym on-site.
  • Enhanced family friendly and wellbeing policies.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are central to the values of our organisation. At the CNC we value and embrace the unique experiences, identities and abilities that each of us bring to our roles. We strive to empower everyone to bring their authentic self openly and safely to work.

Through the dedicated commitment of our affinity networks, ED&I team and wider HR departments, we are on a journey to embed our ED&I commitments, ensuring the CNC is an employer of choice; where everyone feels included.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Please review the video links below which will give you an overview of the vetting process that you will be required to go through if you are successful in your application to join the CNC:

Vetting: An Overview - https://youtu.be/lRit8RA7Zpo 

Vetting and Finances - https://youtu.be/JmZP7r-9MEE

Vetting and Life Experiences - https://youtu.be/jVPHvgpB8nc 

To apply or find out more about this role, please visit www.cnc.jobs

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