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Community Engagement Specialist

Organisation: Better Start Bradford

Salary: £34000 per annum, 37 hours per week

Closing date: 08/01/2018 9am. Interviews: 16th January 2018.

Are you passionate about the Better Start Bradford vision and the prospect of working with our communities to improve the life chances of our children?

Are you a relationship builder who believes in empowering communities to instigate change from the bottom-up?

Are you skilled in working with diverse communities with different cultures, faiths, expectations and aspirations and a sensitive manager of diversity?

A strategic Community Engagement Specialist is required to support BSB to realise its ambition of a community where everybody feels it is their business to help raise healthy, happy and confident children. The post holder will:

• develop and implement a strategy to engage and connect with families, neighbourhoods, grass root organisations and other stakeholders.

• take the lead in championing cultural change, which empowers the communities served by BSB, improves outcomes for children and contributes to sustainability planning.

Better Start Bradford is a partnership programme working with expectant families and those with children under 4 to help give them the best possible start in life in our part of Bradford: Bowling & Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton.

To apply, please download a job description and application pack from:

For an application pack by email and further information, please contact 01274 513220 or email

Return all completed applications to or post them to Fareeaa Moughal, Better Start Bradford, Mayfield Centre, Broadway Avenue, Bradford BD5 9NP

Closing date for post: 9am, 8th January 2018.

Interviews: 16th January 2018.