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CCAG Engagement and Development Advisor

Grade I Salary – SP1 – 4 £26,402 - £30,571

If applicable Living Wage Supplement will be paid for salaries below £16,881

Based In Leeds City Centre

Do you want to help make life better for people and communities in the Leeds City Region?

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic communications professional, dedicated to making a step change in the way people travel, and create a positive impact for region as a whole.


The role

The CCAG Engagement and Development Advisor is a dynamic role within the Communications and Engagement Team, with a primary focus on the ambitious cycling and walking projects being delivered by West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s £60m CityConnect programme, as well as supporting the marketing and communications teams that cover the breadth of the Combined Authority’s work.

 The Combined Authority brings together the five partner councils in West Yorkshire, as well as York, the business community via Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership and also takes in the former Passenger Transport Executive (branded Metro). Overall, the Combined Authority covers a population of over 3 million people and represents the largest economy outside London.

 The person

We are looking to appoint a driven individual with a passion for making a positive difference to the region, and in particular the ability to communicate the benefits of active travel to a wide range of audiences.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communications skills, experience in the field of behaviour change and with a track record in partnership working. The candidate should also have experience and knowledge of working in a political environment.

This is a varied role which will suit an adaptable individual, proficient at developing and managing a range of projects and working with a range of stakeholders and partners

You will have

  • experience in developing, delivering and evaluating behaviour change initiatives, that are targeted and measurable
  • Capable of working flexibly and collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary communications marketing team
  • Ability to engage with a wide range of audiences, including through public facing activity
  • experience of building relationships and delivering successful partnership activities

You will be educated to at least A-level and hold a relevant qualification in communications, project management or relevant experience of performing in a similar role.  

Please submit your application by 30 September 2018.

For more information about the work of West Yorkshire Combined Authority please visit

West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s aim is to attract people from diverse backgrounds building an inclusive culture, we welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. In return we can offer a flexible and encouraging environment that will allow you to achieve your best work/life balance and career goals; with a range of benefits including a local government career average pension scheme and a fully funded travel MCard (zone 1-5). We are committed to enabling working parents to progress their careers and will consider requests for flexible working patterns and job share arrangements.

Please note:  Whilst it is our policy to recruit at SP1 for all appointments, each role has career salary progression, with incremental increases applicable in most cases on an annual basis.

Given the high volumes of applications we receive we are unable to respond to all applicants, therefore if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have not been successful.

Candidate information will be retained by West Yorkshire Combined Authority for 6 months unless you make a request for this to be deleted.

South Yorkshire STARS Officer


Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

£13,800 per annum pro rata – contract to 31st March 2020
Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield – 22.5 hours per week (3 days)

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and engaging individual with the ability to inspire a culture of sustainable travel behaviour in children and young people in Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield in order to improve health and wellbeing. The post holder will work in the district to support the delivery of School Travel Plans and schools achieving a level of STARS accreditation. A key part of this role will be the provision of hands on support for the promotion of sustainable and active travel specifically related to the STARS programme.

We invite applications from candidates with a passion for sustainable transport and physical activity, coupled with excellent communication and presentation skills, experience of delivering practical projects and have the enthusiasm to inspire behaviour changes. Experience of successful partnership working, organising, promoting and delivering events is required as is excellent administrative and organisational skills.

Please contact Melissa Thompson for an informal conversation regarding the role or for an application pack and full job description. Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 24th September 2018.

We are committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. We welcome applications from candidates with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.

Employment is conditional subject to receiving an enhanced DBS check.

Sustainable Travel Officer

Are you someone who is highly organised, can manage their time and has an interest in the environment and sustainable travel? Are you someone who wants to make a real difference and has good communication skills and the ability to build strong working relationships?

North Yorkshire County Council Highways has a fantastic opportunity for an energetic, competent and confident individual to work with schools and businesses and encourage more active modes of travel to help reduce congestion and improve the health, well-being and air quality in Harrogate, Scarborough and Skipton. You will need some experience of working in sustainable travel or behaviour change programmes, and experience of working with schools would be an advantage. You will have the enthusiasm and determination to engage with the public to change travel behaviours.

As part of the team you will deliver the Open North Yorkshire Access Fund programmes of active travel schemes that are designed to reduce road casualties and increase active travel on behalf of the Director of Public Health and North Yorkshire County Council. You will also engage directly with employers, schools and colleges to facilitate modal shift to more sustainable transport, particularly walking and cycling, and you will develop promotional literature, develop and deliver travel action plans, as well as manage the dedicated social media accounts. 

The appointment is based in Northallerton with regular travel to the three towns and the post is fixed term to 31st March 2020.

If the prospect of this challenge appeals to you, we would encourage you to take the opportunity to have an informal discussion around this role with Fiona Ancell on 01609 797489

To apply, visit North Yorkshire County Council Jobs to apply online.  

Project Coordinator (London)

Salary range: £29,406 – £36,196 per annum pro rata (includes London weighting)

Location: London

Management responsibility: No

Reporting to:  Interim London Manager

Budget responsibility: No

Hours: 21 per week 

Closing date: Tuesday 11 September 2018 (12pm)

Interviews:  Tuesday 18 September 2018

Please send your application quoting reference Project Coordinator (London) -  to

If the candidate pack is required in an alternative format please contact Living Streets at or 020 7377 4900.

Project Coordinator (Slough)

Salary range: £25,746 - £32,537 per annum pro-rata

Location: Hot desk at Slough Borough Council office, St Martins Place

Management responsibility: No

Reporting to: Project Manager

Budget responsibility: No

Hours: 21 per week 

Closing date: Wednesday 5 September 2018 (5:00pm)

Interviews:  Monday 10 September 2018 in Slough Borough Council

Please send your application quoting reference Project Coordinator (Slough) -  to

If the candidate pack is required in an alternative format please contact Living Streets at or 020 7377 4900.

Road Safety Officer - Hertfordshire County Council

Job Number






Contract Type


Full Time/Part Time

Term Time Only

Closing Date

Advert Information

Job Title: Road Safety Officer
Location: Based at County Hall, Hertford - also covering Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City, Potters Bar, Cheshunt and Hoddesdon
Salary Range: £23,866 pa progressing to £26,470 pa pro rata 
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent, Term Time Only

Job Duties: 
This post is part of a team of Road Safety Officers who will deliver a wide range of road safety education programmes and activities in schools whilst encouraging active and safer travel.  You will also be responsible for recruiting, training and supervising school crossing patrol officers within the area.

In return we can offer you:
*Flexible working arrangements
*Excellent Career Development
*Salary exchange for additional benefits
*Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions
*Discounts on everyday shopping/holidays/entertainment/leisure along with cashback with our Herts Rewards Scheme
*Support Groups
*Occupational maternity / paternity and adoption pay
*Excellent Wellbeing schemes

We actively promote equality of opportunity for all and welcome applications from members of all communities.

If you would like an informal chat to see if this is the job for you, please contact Anne Hardy on 01992 555072

Closing date: 2nd September 2018
Interview date: 12th and 14th September 2018

Additional Information

Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information click here

Application Information

To apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. 

As part of the application you will be prompted to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the PERSON SPECIFICATION area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application may be rejected.

PLEASE NOTE: All questions marked with a * are mandatory question and must be answered – you will not be able to submit your application until all mandatory questions have been answered.

English Fluency:
Please Note:
 The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

School Travel Worker - Bristol City Council

An opportunity has arisen to work within schools as part of the Sustainable Transport Team to promote active and sustainable modes of travel to subsequently increase physical activity of pupils and school staff.

Job Type
Education, Youth & Community
Working Hours
Employment Type
Pay Grade
£17,972 - £18,870 (£9.32 per hour)
DBS enhanced
Closing Date
Ref No

Hours: Casual (Hours vary weekly, averaging at 2-8 hours per week)
Based at: 100 Temple Street, Bristol (with travel to schools across the City)

You will be expected to travel to schools across the City to deliver a range of active travel themed sessions to pupils aged 4-18, with a focus on primary school age children. You will be expected to deliver assemblies to large audiences as well as running workshops with smaller groups both indoors and outdoors. You will also be responsible for liaising with school staff and carrying out risk assessments to ensure sessions are safe and effective.

You need to demonstrate experience of working with children, be an enthusiastic and engaging communicator and have experience of running sessions with young people and/or community groups. You must also have excellent written and verbal communication skills, have confidence giving presentations and have the ability to engage and motivate a range of audiences.

Interview date: Friday 7th September


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