We’re Recruiting: NHS Rainbow Badge Assessor

 In 2020 we celebrated our 45th birthday, and this landmark makes Switchboard the longest-running LGBTQ organisation in Brighton and Hove. This an important and exciting time to be joining the charity, our vital work has never been more needed. 

Switchboard is a charity for LGBTQ people looking for a sense of community, support or information. We connect people and support them directly through specially developed Switchboard services or link them to other specialist organisations. Switchboard’s dedicated staff team run a number of services that offer information and support, for LGBTQ communities. 

We are part of an exciting partnership with Stonewall, LGBT Foundation, Consortium, and GLADD to bring the NHS Rainbow Badges to hospital trusts across the country and provide a quality standard to ensure they remain meaningful symbols of inclusion. We are now looking to recruit an assessor to work in a partnership team with other assessors and a project manager based at LGBT Foundation and Stonewall. 


Title: NHS Rainbow Badge Assessor 

Reports to: NHS Rainbow Badge Programme Manager, Switchboard CEO 

Remuneration: £28,940 per annum (FTE) 

Hours: 37 hours per week (full time) 

Based: The post holder will be based at Switchboard in Brighton, but it is expected that the role will involve outreach work and travel. There may be some home working in line with Covid-19 restrictions. 

Terms: Fixed term to 31st August 2022, extension subject to further funding. Annual leave entitlement is based at 25 days FTE, plus additional Christmas closure days and paid bank holidays. 


If you are interested in applying, please read the application pack and return an application form to us by 9am October 29th 2021.

For your information, interviews for this post will be held online on Wednesday October 10th 2021.

Please return your application to: [email protected]

You can also contact this address with questions about the role.

NHS Rainbow Badge Assessor Job Pack

Switchboard Application Form