Cheshire Rugby Football Union is strongly committed to becoming a more diverse and inclusive organisation by ensuring:

  • that all rugby related environments are inclusive to all
  • that diversity is positively embraced in all rugby situations
  • that all current and future rugby players are represented across the game in all leadership roles eg coaches, managers, administrators etc.

It is looking to recruit a Diversity and Inclusion Lead who will be a Member of the Cheshire RFU Management Board and attend meetings as appropriate. Click on the link below for further information.

Cheshire RFU Diversity and Inclusion lead job description

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) will be providing a strategy for Diversity and Inclusion and the Lead will be expected to ensure that this will be fully implemented. The Lead will also be expected to develop and lead the implementation of a local strategy that meets the local needs of the CRFU. 

Although all Disciplinary matters relating to racially aggravated verbal or physical abuse are the jurisdiction of the RFU the CRFU requires the Board Member to advise not only the CRFU but also the Clubs within the Constituent Body on these and other related matters. Related matters will include verbal and physical abuse where it has allegedly been personalised to an individual’s race, gender, sexuality etc.

The ideal candidate, who will be a volunteer, will be experienced in equality, diversity and inclusion matters, HR or related employment. A knowledge of rugby is not necessarily required.

If you are interested please complete the application form below and forward to the Secretary of Cheshire RFU, John Downham (johndownham@rfu.com & 07989 443075). The Closing date is Thursday 31st December 2020.

Cheshire RFU DIL application form