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Wellbeing and Inclusion Lead

The Calico Group
BB11 2ED, Burnley
Closing date
22 Feb 2024

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Charities, Not For Profit
Contract Type
Full Time
HR Jobs Level
Specialist Area
General HR Function, Diversity and Equality
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member

Job Details

The role

Are you passionate about developing an organisiation where people can bring their best selves to work, feel well, healthy and happy at work?

We are looking for an experienced Wellbeing & Inclusion Lead to join the HR team working alongside a range of internal and external stakeholders. You will work across our Group developing and delivering an innovative range of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and Wellbeing initiatives, programmes and activities that have real impact. You will influence behavoural change, share best practice and encourage engagement.

About us

Founded in 2000, The Calico Group has grown from a small housing provider into an award-winning group of specialist companies and charities. More than 1,000 employees have joined us on our journey, together we work with a shared purpose: to make a real difference to people’s lives. Our vision is to create a community of people, working together with customers to close the equality gap and to show others how we create a fairer society. This role will be the lead in promoting EDI and Wellbeing across the Group to support our inclusive culture where our people belong, keep well, are work ready and able to thrive at work.


-Salary £40750, full time, 36.25 hours. Flexibility regarding hours considered.
-36 days holiday (inc BH and Christmas closure days)
-Enhanced employer pension contributions
-Private health insurance and cash plan
-A values led company and supportive team culture.
-An excellent wellbeing programme.
-Quality learning and development opportunities
-The opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives

About you

What you’ll need to be a success

-Proven experience of developing and delivering EDI and Wellbeing initiatives, campaigns, behaviour change projects and programmes.
-The ability to influence change and deliver strategic impact.
-Confident communicator, able to clearly articulate ideas and engage a range of audiences.
-Flexible attitude and readiness to adapt swiftly to change
Strong project management skills – capable of navigating complexity, ambiguity, and manage multiple competing priorities

Location of role

This role is primarily based in our Burnley office but travel around the North West is required  The role very much relies on in-person connections and relationships and therefore homeworking is appropriate on an occasional basis

When applying

When applying please upload an up-to-date CV and a supporting statement. Please provide as much information as possible with examples to demonstrate how and where you meet the Role Profile criteria.

Closing date 5pm Thursday 22nd February.

Calico is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment. Living our values, we are keen to reflect the diversity of our communities within our organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, if you have accessibility requirements and would like information please email Chloe Pinder at who can make alternative arrangements.


We’re innovative charities and businesses, working together to create social profit, rather than financial profit. We do this by keeping our customers and staff at the heart of everything we do and making this the driving force behind our wide range of high-quality services across the Northwest. Each part of The Calico Group has its own specialism, expertise and a track record of providing a complete community service in housing, healthcare, support, employability and construction: But here’s what makes The Calico Group unique: each of our specialist companies are collaborating and innovating together so they can have a greater impact than they could alone. Our shared vision, flexible group structure and expanding range of services are helping us adapt to the fast-changing environment and times in which we work.



Company info
The Calico Group
Centenary Court
BB11 2ED
United Kingdom

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