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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Assistant (Kickstart)

  • Posted: 23rd December, 2021
  • Location: Plymouth, Liskeard
  • Opportunity type: Kickstart Placement

About Real Ideas

We solve problems and create opportunity.

From supporting young people to find work and develop skills to helping start-ups and enterprises thrive, and from breathing new life into important community assets, to creating world-class cultural experiences, we work to solve problems and create positive and lasting social change.

With the growing community of Real Ideas Members, we seek to create a fairer, greener future for everyone.


Kickstart is the Government’s £2 billion scheme to support 16-24 year olds through providing hundreds of thousands of work placements for young people on Universal Credit who are deemed to be at risk of long-term unemployment.

To be considered for this role you will need to have been directed to us by the Department of Work & Pensions (DWP).

Job Purpose

Real Ideas is an organisation committed to improvement in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion. We are taking active steps to create change around this agenda and have a great opportunity for someone who shares this passion.

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Assistant Kickstart role will support the team at Real Ideas to become more inclusive, diverse and relevant. They will also help us to support the businesses we work with to do the same.

How to apply

Before applying please download the Role Profile to view the full details of this vacancy.

As part of your application you will be asked to answer the following questions which you may wish to prepare in advance:

  • Why are you passionate about diversity, equity & inclusion? (300 words maximum)
  • Can you please give a great example of inclusive practice you have seen (maximum 300 words)
  • Please have a look at our website and make 3 recommendations about how it could be more inclusive/diverse (maximum 300 words)

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Closing date for applications: Sunday 30th January 2022

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