Neighbourhood Warden


Bradford Council


Bradford West

Job Type:

Full Time

Closing Date:



Bradford Council

Job Description:

  • Work with a range of officers and partners, including Ward Officers, Environmental Enforcement Officers and parks and cleansing staff, to deliver on projects identified in Ward Plans and other community-based initiatives to improve the quality of life and environment for residents, businesses and other stakeholders.
  • Educate and engage residents, businesses and other partners to encourage them to take more responsibility to bring about behaviour change.
  • Provide a patrolling and reassurance role, acting as the ‘eyes and ears’ of the Council, promoting a positive image of the Council.

Weekly Wage: £21,968 - £24,054 pa

Employer Name & Address: Bradford Council 

Working week - contracted hours / full time / part time: Full-time

Number of vacancies: 7

Closing date for applications: 9th February 

Duration – Perm / temp: Permanent 

Qualifications and Level of Education required for role: Good literacy and numeracy skills

Driving Licence Required? (Yes/No): No

Essential skills:

  • Due to the Government’s ‘Fluency in English Duty’ for posts where employees speak directly to members of the public, the post holder is required to meet the ‘Advanced’ threshold level as the post requires a greater level of sensitive interaction with the public. The person will need to demonstrate during the interview that:
  1. they can express themselves fluently and spontaneously, almost effortlessly and
  2. only the requirement to explain difficult concepts hinders a natural, smooth flow of language.
  • Awareness of problems that will impact on residents
  • Able to use a range of IT packages, including on Smartphones.
  • Able to follow working practices, rules and procedures
  • Good listening and speaking skills with both individuals and groups of people. To be persuasive and able to encourage changes of behaviour
  • Understands the importance of confidentiality and data protection
  • Able to be assertive and to question and challenge to obtain information
  • Able to write short sentences, to enable you to accurately record information related to your work
  • Able to cope with difficult and stressful situations
  • Able to diffuse difficult and potentially harmful situations, where appropriate
  • Able to develop positive relationships and networks with residents, businesses and other workers

No specific requirements regarding experience. 

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