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Equality, diversity and inclusion steering group

Our equality, diversity and inclusion steering group ensures that we're an exemplary employer and regulator in relation to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Equality, diversity and inclusion steering group

Last updated: 5 August 2021

The equality, diversity and inclusion steering group provides a formal setting for staff representatives to take a lead in ensuring we are exemplary as an employer and as a regulator in relation to equality, diversity and inclusion. The group meet on a monthly basis.

Steering group members are EDI champions for the team (or teams) they work closely with. They have been selected to reflect a range of directorates and levels of responsibility.

The group is established with the full endorsement and support of Professor The Lord Patel of Bradford as chair of Social Work England.

The group is responsible for:

  • Overseeing the implementation of our equality, diversity and inclusion strategy.
  • Managing and monitoring the delivery of our associated action plans.
  • Providing assurance to the executive leadership team

You may also want to read about our equality, diversity and inclusion team.

Members of the steering group

The members of the equality, diversity and inclusion steering group have the following job titles:

  • Executive director – strategy, policy and engagement
  • Head of equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Policy manager
  • Head of communications
  • Regional engagement lead
  • Head of legal
  • Head of data protection and information governance
  • Education quality assurance officer
  • Senior registration officer
  • Head of business planning and improvement
  • Test analyst
  • People development support officer
  • People officer
  • Finance officer
  • Directors assistant
  • Internal quality assurance officer
  • Investigator
  • Lay case examiner
  • Hearings support officer
  • Case review manager
  • National Advisory Forum representative
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