Protecting human rights in childbirth

Birthrights is recruiting a Participation Officer – part time/flexible

Salary – £30,000 per annum pro rata (£15,000 actual)

Hours – 18.75 hours per week based on a 37.5 hour working week.

Deadline – 9am, Monday 26 October 2020

Location – Home-based (UK within reasonable commuting distance of London and able to travel to regular team meetings and events in London, once the Covid-19 situation allows)

Birthrights is recruiting a Participation Officer. If you are passionate about ensuring effective and meaningful involvement of those with lived experience in shaping organisational strategy and activities, please do apply for this new role in our friendly and dynamic team.

The role purpose:

  • To develop and lead Birthrights’ strategy to ensure effective, meaningful participation of women and birthing people with lived experience of maternity services across all our work
  • To deliver effective, authentic and sensitive participation of Black and Brown/Black, Asian and Minoritised Ethnic (BAME) women and birthing people in Birthrights’ legal inquiry into race and maternity care
  • To contribute to team priorities and development.

Interviews will be held w/c 2 November 2020.

Birthrights is committed to increasing the diversity of our team. Currently people from BAME communities are under-represented in our staff team and we therefore particularly welcome candidates from these communities. We will be using positive action under the Equality Act 2010 to appoint a candidate from a BAME community if two candidates are equally qualified.

For more information about Birthrights, the role and how to apply please download our job pack.

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