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Lancashire Cricket: Inclusion Advisory Board (Deadline – June 7)

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Posted: 10 May 2024
Link to Apply: https://careers.lancashirecricket.co.uk/job/554848

Information

  • Job Ref:
    VBAM2
  • Location:
    Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Postcode:
    M16 0PX
  • Type of contract:
    Permanent
  • Salary:
    Volunteer
  • Closing Date:
    Friday, June 7, 2024

Do you have experience, knowledge, life skills or training of working with individuals and/or communities from diverse backgrounds?

Are you a positive advocate for creating inclusive opportunities?

Advisory Group Member

(Voluntary Role)

The Group will report to –

Lancashire Cricket Foundation Board of Directors

Role Purpose – To be part of the Inclusion advisory group whose role is:

1. Advance equality of opportunity for all groups, as well as having a focus on the protected characteristics.

2. Foster good relationships with the local community, so that cricket can be used to create positive sporting opportunities and increase participation for all .

3. Eliminate unlawful discrimination, bullying, harassment and victimisation, and any form of abuse directed at specific groups

4. Support LCF with the pillars & objectives of the IAB identified.

Location – Meetings will be held quarterly, of which will be a mixture of virtual & in person meetings to be held at a Lancashire Cricket Foundation.

Key Skills And Experience Required: Essential

• Knowledge of the key legislation aspects of inclusion and diversity and to be able to promote inclusion and diversity as part of the group

• To be able to identify key issues and trends that may help to promote the game through inclusion and diversity interventions

• Experience of working with diverse groups and individuals who have different ethnicity and cultural backgrounds

• To be able to identify key equality issues and to support the identification and delivery of solutions

• To be able to successfully network with key staff and contacts within the Foundation and the area in which the Foundation operates

• To be a positive team player within a group that will provide direction to Directors and staff of the Foundation.

Key Skills And Experience Required: Desirable

• Possess a good understanding of cricket

• Consumer-facing on the basis that everyone is a customer and therefore a consumer

• To be able to undertake and utilise relevant research and analyse data, as required, to assist in making informed decisions

• A degree of experience of the Cricket industry

• Knowledge of how to utilise and use appropriate and relevant social media

• Basic and relevant presentation skills (if required)

Person Specification: Essential

• Ability to communicate effectively and confidently

• Positive attitude towards the requirements of the role

• Capacity to handle confidential information sensitively

• Amiable manner

• Ability to work as part of a team group

• Ability to work in a professional manner as a representative of the Foundation

• Ability to meet and work outside of normal working hours if required

Please take a look at the full job description and, if you have the experience and skills required, please submit your CV along with any other required or relevant documentation.

We look forward to hearing from you if you have skills that support our future vision. Lancashire Cricket is an equal opportunities organisation, and we are committed to providing new opportunities and striving for greater diversity.

It is a priority for Lancashire Cricket to ensure our Club appropriately reflects the wider communities across the North West and as we strive to meet Sport England Guidance in this regard, we would welcome applications from individuals with the appropriate skills and experience that can also enhance our current diversity mix at the Club. 

We welcome applications from all ages and backgrounds and are looking for candidates who can contribute diversity of representation and thinking to Lancashire Cricket. Please also be aware, all of our roles are subject to reference checks from previous employers.

Lancashire Cricket Club and the Hilton Garden Inn are committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk. As part of that commitment, this post requires a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check at the appropriate level. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

Lancashire Cricket Club and the Hilton Garden Inn are committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk. Due to this post being in regulated activity, the potential employee will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the appropriate level. It is a criminal offence for a barred person to attempt to engage with vulnerable groups. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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