The successful candidate will report to the Equality Development Manager (Compliance) in the Advice & Compliance Division and is a member of a team of officers responsible for assisting in the planning, coordination and delivery of a range of activities designed to support employers.
The Advice and Compliance team is responsible for:
* Providing equality advice and support to employers on all equality grounds;
* Facilitating employers to comply with their statutory duties, e.g. under fair employment legislation;
* Providing administrative support to the Advice and Compliance Division.
* Providing support to the small business sector.
The key responsibilities of this post include:
1. The delivery and provision of advice and support to employers in respect of all equality areas in line with the established guidance. This will include providing advice by telephone, letters and meetings - individually and in groups, as appropriate.
2. Planning, coordination and delivery of the work of staff for whom the post holder will have supervisory responsibility; this will include:
* Supervising, motivating, appraising and developing the staff under his/her control, ensuring satisfactory performance, conduct, attendance and timekeeping.
* Ensuring that documentation is forwarded to employers in a timely manner and that documentation received from employers is maintained and followed up, as appropriate.
3. Checking monitoring return forms and analysing monitoring information to identify inconsistencies and patterns requiring follow-up action and ensuring that this is taken.
4. Auditing Article 55 reports that have been submitted by employers, and ensuring that the necessary follow-up action is taken.
5. Identifying employers who have not complied with statutory duties, e.g. registration, monitoring and Article 55 review requirements under the fair employment legislation. This includes assisting in the preparations for legal proceedings against employers who have failed to comply with statutory duties.
6. Assisting with the maintenance of the Division's statistical records and extracting, analysing and presenting information from organisation databases.
The Ideal Person
Applications will also be considered from applicants with relevant formal qualifications considered to be of an equivalent or higher standard to those stated.
A minimum of two years' experience in a related area such as human resources, advice-giving, training or equal opportunities, requiring the regular use of written and verbal information giving skills.
2. A minimum of one years' experience in a related area such as human resources, advice-giving, training or equal opportunities, requiring the regular use of written and verbal information giving skills.
3. Have good interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
This is an excellent opportunity offering a salary of £27,845-28,845 from DAY 1.
For further information on this vacancy, or any other Public Sector job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jamie Gault in the strictest confidence.
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