Corporate Equalities Strategy - Quality through equality
Roles and Responsibilities
The effective delivery of equalities rests with senior and line-managers with advice from local Personnel teams and the Equalities team.
The following responsibilities will be discharged as far as is reasonably practicable.
Elected members will
ensure that adequate resources are available to discharge the County Council's legal responsibilities in terms of supporting equality of opportunity.
The Corporate Management Team will
serve as a role model
provide direction and endorse corporate equalities strategies
encourage the integration of equalities into all aspects of departmental work
actively promote equalities issues/ actions within departments.
demonstrate commitment to equalities by promoting them within their everyday roles, for themselves and for their staff
identify appropriate training needs and provide training opportunities
monitor the effectiveness of equalities policies and programmes in their areas
encourage the provision of appropriate information, instruction and supervision.
be encouraged to demonstrate commitment to equalities by taking active steps to challenge discrimination and disadvantage
support managers in the development and implementation of equalities
undertake appropriate training on equalities to meet their duties.
Clients and contractors will
comply with the County Council's equalities policy and principles in all dealings with and/or on behalf of the County Council and the community of Hampshire.
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