Female Staff

Reference: 

768

Request detail: 

Please send me information on the following questions:

 

1.       What percentage of your operational workforce is female?

 

2.       How has this figure changed over the last 5 years?

 

3.       Do you adhere to the Equality Challenge Unit’s Athena SWAN Charter?

(If “No”, does the organisation follow an alternative charter with similar principles that recognises and awards commitment to and progress on gender equality and diversity?)

 

4.       What targets does the organisation have regarding increasing the percentage of operational female staff at firefighter level?

 

5.       List and explain any specific initiatives in place during the selection and recruitment process to attract females to the organisation, at an operational firefighting level.

 

6.       How is the organisation addressing the imbalance in the number of females in an operational firefighting role?

 

7.       What percentage of the workforce are female in the following categories of managerial roles

 

Supervisory
Middle management
Senior management

 

8.       What targets does the organisation have regarding increasing the percentage of operational female managerial staff?

 

9.       How is the organisation addressing the imbalance in the number of female operational managerial staff?

 

10.   Does your organisation allow job sharing or flexible working patterns to encourage recruitment and retention of female operational staff?

 

11.   List initiatives in place that encourage an inclusive environment and positive culture within the workplace.

 

12.   State how you evaluate the success/failure of these practices.

 

Response detail: 

Please refer to the attached.

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Friday, 16 March, 2018

Responded: 

Monday, 9 April, 2018

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