Consultant required to support Birmingham in becoming an Age-friendly City


Consultant required

As the Ageing Better in Birmingham programme nears its end, Birmingham Voluntary Service Council (BVSC) and its partner Birmingham City Council, is looking to build on the success of Ageing Better through an application to the World Health Organisation's Age-friendly Cities scheme. The application will be produced in conjunction with BVSC but will be submitted formally by Birmingham City Council and must have Mayoral support.

BVSC is now recruiting for a consultant to support this work.

Desk research:
o Analysis of community consultation to identify key areas of focus
o Research relevant to this piece of work

o Age-friendly baseline assessment
o Age-friendly action plan including contributions to the Global network
o Writings to support the city's Age-friendly city application

Project management:
o Liaison with BVSC and BCC
o Any further consultation as required

• A comprehensive understanding of Birmingham's VCFS
• An understanding of WHO's Age-friendly City activity
• An understanding of statutory bodies' approach to older adults in Birmingham
• An understanding of Birmingham's approach to recovery following COVID-19.

Total scope of project: £8,000

Please submit your expression of interest including your CV, a plan for how you will go about delivering the work including costings and how you meet the requirements, by emailing  by Tuesday 1 June 2021.

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