Job Opportunity: BAB Head of Programme (Maternity Cover)

30 May 2019

BAB Head of Programme

Full time – 35 hours per week
Fixed Term: 1 year (maternity cover)
Salary: £35,000

Bristol Ageing Better (BAB) is a partnership of organisations and individuals working together to reduce isolation and loneliness amongst older people across Bristol. The partnership is led by Age UK Bristol and our main focus is now on securing outcomes, evaluation, dissemination of our learning and partnership working.                               

We are looking to recruit a motivated person who is an effective communicator with excellent relationship management skills to lead the BAB Programme.  Our objectives are already set – we need someone who can implement the plan for year 5 of the programme and work well with a wide range of organisations and individuals.

The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Programme, be skilled in people management, have a strong appreciation of the impact of social isolation on older people and will be an experienced programme manager. They will also be able to create an environment in which our partners feel supported in delivering effective services, share their knowledge of what works and deliver meaningful outcomes for isolated and lonely older people.

Some key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Lead operational elements of the BAB programme
  • Lead contract management and evaluation of services
  • Management of the core BAB team
  • Working closely with the BAB Sustainability and Legacy Lead
  • Host Partnership meetings
  • Manage cross-sector relationships
  • Lead engagement on Age Friendly City work

The post holder will be line managed by the CEO of Age UK Bristol.

Bristol Ageing Better works to help older people live fulfilling lives. As such we actively encourage applications from older people. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

For an informal discussion about the programme and role please contact: Carly Urbanski, BAB Programme Manager, on 0117 928 1539, 


Application Documents: 


 Application Form

Guidance for Applicants

Job Description

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Please send completed applications to Toni Wood, Executive Assistant,

Closing Date for Applications: Monday July 15th at 9am  

Interviews: Wednesday July 24th

Call us: 0117 928 1539

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