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Programme Lead UNICEF Child Friendly Initiative

City of Bradford MDC
Bradford, West Yorkshire
£46,657 - £50,422
Closing date
30 May 2022
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The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert, outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate. Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

Bradford District is the fifth largest Metropolitan Local Authority District in England. It is the youngest district in the UK with nearly a third of the population aged under 20.

We want Bradford to be a great place to be a child – a place where all our children and young people are given the best start in life and can develop their talents and abilities to the fullest extent. This is reflected in our ambition to become a UNICEF Child Friendly District, where the voice of the child is at the heart of all we do and all our children and young people have the opportunity to develop, thrive and prosper.

About the role

The role will be to manage the delivery of the UNICEF child friendly cities and communities programme in Bradford District, following the programme framework laid down by UNICEF. The successful postholder will be required to make a measurable and meaningful contribution to children’s rights will be critical in overseeing and developing Bradford District’s case for becoming a Child Friendly District. Most important, the postholder will be responsible for ensuring that there is active participation of children and young people in all aspects of the programme’s development and implementation.

About you

You will be an individual who is passionate about children’s human rights and the need to ensure that the voice of the child is heard when developing public policy. You will be experienced and highly skilled at stakeholder management. You will be a self-starter that is willing to work alongside a range of partners from elected politicians and senior politicians to children and service users.

If you require any further information regarding this role please contact Sarah Muckle Director of Public Health email

An enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for this post.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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