Job Vacancies at CEMVO Scotland

CEMVO Scotland is a national intermediary organization and strategic partner of the Scottish Government with a database network of 600 ethnic minority organisations and community groups throughout Scotland.  Our aim is to build the capacity of EM groups and its communities with race equality underpinning all our work.

With funding from the Scottish Government’s Race Equality and Human Rights Fund and administered through Inspiring Scotland, we are looking to build a strong team to deliver race equality and human rights mainstreaming support to public and private service providers across Scotland. Our Race Equality and Human Rights Programme of support will include providing consultancy support, training and good practice learning for public and private service providers.  

To develop our team, we are seeking to recruit a Race Equality officer, a Human Rights officer, and an EM Engagement officer with the following roles and responsibilities: 

  

Race Equality Officer

Hours of Work: Full- Time (35 hours per week)

Salary:  £28,000 PA + 4% employers pension contribution

Length of Contract: Fixed Term to 30th September 2024 (possibility of extension depending on funding).

Office Base: Glasgow (but travel expected throughout Scotland & a level of home working pending Scottish Government COVID restriction guidelines).

You will work within a small team and working closely with the Human Rights officer you will provide the lead in delivering race equality (and human rights) mainstreaming consultancy support to organisations across all sectors. The role will also involve delivering race equality (and human rights) training, delivering learning webinars for development of race equality and human rights good practices, and working with the EM community engagement officer within the team to facilitate EM engagement with public and private service providers so that lived experiences of EM people can help inform policies, practices and development of accessible services.

To undertake this role, you will need extensive knowledge, experience and expertise in race equality, particularly within a context of supporting public, statutory, third or private sector organisations in mainstreaming race equality / human rights. You will also be knowledgeable of the race equality policy landscape within Scotland. You will also need experience in designing and delivering high quality race equality training and in advising on development of good race equality policies and practices. Possessing good verbal, written and public speaking  communication skills the post holder will be expected to draft reports, good practice bulletins / publications, respond to policy consultations, and represent CEMVO at strategic policy tables.

Although your primary expertise will be on race equality, it is desirable that you also have a good working knowledge and understanding of human rights. However, it is not essential if you do not possess such human rights knowledge as there will be training made available to equip you to the required level to fulfill the roles and responsibilities of this post.

 

Human Rights Officer

Hours of Work: Full- Time (35 hours per week)

Salary:  £28,000 PA + 4% employers pension contribution

Length of Contract: Fixed Term to 30th September 2024 (possibility of extension depending on funding).

Office Base: Glasgow (but travel expected throughout Scotland & a level of home working pending Scottish Government COVID restriction guidelines).

You will work within a small team and working closely with the Race Equality officer you will provide the lead in delivering Human Rights (and race equality) mainstreaming consultancy support to organisations across all sectors. The role will also involve delivering human rights (and race equality) training, delivering learning webinars for development of human rights  and race equality good practices, and working with the EM community engagement officer within the team to facilitate EM engagement with public and private service providers so that lived experiences of EM people can help inform policies, practices and development of accessible services.

To undertake this role, you will need extensive knowledge, experience and expertise in human rights, particularly within a context of supporting public, statutory, third or private sector organisations in mainstreaming race equality / human rights. You will also be knowledgeable of the human rights policy landscape both within Scotland and internationally. You will also need experience in designing and delivering high quality human rights equality training and in advising on development of good human rights policies and practices. Possessing good verbal, written and public speaking communication skills the post holder will be expected to draft reports, good practice bulletins / publications, respond to policy consultations, and represent CEMVO at  strategic policy tables.

Although your primary expertise will be on Human Rights, it is desirable that you also have a good working knowledge and understanding of race equality. However, it is not essential if you do not possess such race equality knowledge as there will be training made available to equip you to the required level to fulfill the roles and responsibilities of this post.

EM Engagement Officer

 

Hours of Work: Part-time (17.5 hours per week)

Salary:  £25,000 – £27,000 PA (depending on experience) + 4% employers pension contribution

Length of Contract: Fixed Term to 30th September 2024 (possibility of extension depending on funding).

Office Base: Glasgow (but travel expected throughout Scotland & a level of home working pending Scottish Government COVID restriction guidelines).

You will be part of a small team in delivering race equality and human rights mainstreaming support to public and private service providers. Working closely with the Race Equality and Human Rights officers within the team, your particular role will be to help support, organize and facilitate EM community engagement with public service providers so that lived experiences of EM communities (particularly EM women) contribute to the development of good policies and practices and increasing EM participation in civic life. 

To undertake this role, you will need to have extensive EM community engagement experience and have a good level of working knowledge and understanding of race equality and/or human rights to contribute to the overall delivery of the programme. If needed, we will provide you with training to further develop your knowledge of race equality and/or human rights to a required level to fulfill the roles and responsibilities of this post.

You will also need good verbal and written communication skills as the post holder will be expected to draft reports, respond to policy consultations, and represent CEMVO at strategic policy tables.

For an application pack for all advertised posts, please email info@cemvoscotland.org.uk or telephone 0141-248-4830.

 Deadline for all applications: Thursday 9th September 2021 @ 1pm.

 

Interviews: week commencing 13th September.