Equality, Diversity and Inclusion - Department of International Trade

You give your commitment to diversity and inclusion in all you do.

Inclusive culture

You give your commitment to diversity and inclusion in all you do. You respect your colleagues’ viewpoints, and you support others to make DIT a great place to work.

We will give you a supportive work culture that values everyone and where you can expect to be listened to and encouraged to succeed. We are committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination or bias.

Staff networks

Team Work

With 17 networks, there’s space for EVERYONE.

Our networks support equality and showcase examples of inclusivity across the organisation. Each one has a senior champion to ensure they are heard at the top of the department.

Our networks pride themselves on working together, getting under the skin of intersectionality, championing allyship and education. Turning these collaborations into action plans which lead to real change.

Some of our networks include Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Network, Disability Network, LGBTQ+ Network, EU Nationals Network, Health and Wellbeing Advocates, Social Mobility Network, Generation Network, Parent Group, Faith Group and Neurodiversity network.

Equal Opportunities

Equal opportunities

We value Equality and diversity in employment. We are committed to being an organisation in which fairness and equality of opportunity is central to the approach in business and working relationships and where the organisational culture reflects and supports these values. You have the right to a working environment free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation regardless of race, ethnic or national origin, age, religion, sex, gender identity, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, working hours, trade union membership or trade union activity.

How are you feeling today?

How are you feeling today

We are a department where health and wellbeing really matter.

It lies at the heart of our business and strategic plans where senior leaders; managers and each employee take responsibility.

Joining us will mean you have access to mental health first aiders, the wellbeing check in service, the health and wellbeing resource library, as well as social and educational events.

We are committed to providing help with everything to support your mental, physical, social and financial health.

Disability Confident Scheme for Disabled Persons

Disabled applicants who meet the minimum selection criteria in the job specification are guaranteed an interview. Selection will be on merit.

 If you wish to claim a guaranteed interview under the Disability Confident Scheme, you should complete the relevant section of the online application. It is not necessary to state the nature of your disability.

More information can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/disability-confident-campaign