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We’re looking for a new Programme Director

Better Start Bradford is looking to appoint a Programme Director.

Salary – up to £66,000 per annum, 37 hours per week

– Are you passionate about transforming the lives and life chances of children in their early stages of life?
– Do you want to play a leading role in a nationally funded programmed focused on prevention in early life?
– Do you want to help make partnership working a reality at every level?

In this key influential role, you will be responsible for leading one of the most exciting partnership programmes in early childhood development in England. Better Start Bradford is a £49m ten-year programme funded by The National Lottery Community Fund until 2025 with a focus on evidence-based prevention in pregnancy and the first three years of life in order to improve outcomes for the children of Bradford. As our Programme Director, you will be responsible for bringing about system and practice change in how communities and local agencies work together to embrace best practice and commission, deliver and improve support for families in pregnancy and with children under the age of four.

We are looking to appoint a knowledgeable and experienced strategic leader with a proven track record of delivering cross sector, community focused transformation programmes and services. With a commitment to improving outcomes for children and the important role that communities play in this, you will be a dynamic, collaborative and confident leader with the focus and drive to build a sustainable legacy for babies, children and families.

This is a full-time post, funded until 2025. Secondment opportunities will be considered.

Please note all applications must come through Charlie Mynard at Eden Brown Charities, and if you wish to express an interest please apply directly or send your CV and Covering Letter to [email protected]

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The closing date is Friday 1st March 2019. Interviews will be held 15th March 2019.

If you have not heard from us by Friday 8th March, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful in your application.

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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