The Business Advisory Committee

Our Business Advisory Committee has entered its second year and we are delighted that many partners from last year have returned to continue in their support of the Project.

Project SEARCH’s BAC comprises of business people from the local community and is chaired by Professor Clive Kay, the Chief Executive of the hospital.

Purpose:

If you are interested in joining our BAC, please contact us here for more information.

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The Midland Hotel, Bradford was built between 1885 and 1890 by the Midland Railway Company. The Hotel was a showpiece for the railway company’s northern operations, and is of particular architectural interest, with some of the finest Victorian interiors in the city. Today sees a hotel that has undergone a transformation, with investment to all areas of the building, restoring it to its original greatness. To visit their website click here.

For project search they provide:

  • Internships

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With almost 50 years of academic excellence behind us as a University, we have continued to grow our international reputation and course provision. We have always been pioneers in developing new course subjects, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, our students, and of society as a whole. To visit their website click here.

For Project SEARCH we provide:

  • Internships
  • Student support and mentoring
  • Mock interviews and CV advice
  • Some graduates have successfully found paid employment at the University of Bradford

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Puddle is a web design and digital marketing agency located in Keighley, West Yorkshire, UK. Founded in 2010, we create responsive websites and high-return marketing campaigns that do more than incorporate future-friendly technologies – we help move the web forward. Puddle created the CV Builder, Project SEARCH has continued to grow and grow, taking on even more students every week. To visit their website click here.

For Project Search we provide:

  • Student Support and mentoring
  • Mock interviews
  • CV builder
  • Website

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At Barclays our common purpose is to help people achieve their ambitions – in the right way. This sits at the core of our business and underpins everything that we do. We believe that only a business driven by strong values can deliver strong, sustainable returns. To visit their website click here.

For Project Search we provide:

  •  Student support and mentoring
  •  Mock interviews and CV advice

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We are a provider of award winning,high quality mental health, community and learning disability services that look after the ‘whole person’. caring for their physical and mental health needs. We work with individuals, their carers and our partners, to ensure that people get the right care, in the right place with the right support. To visit their website click here.

For Project Search we provide:

  •  Student support and mentoring
  •  Mock interviews and CV advice

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Welcome to Bradford’s newest shopping centre, located at the heart of the city. Easily accessible by car, bus, rail or on foot, we offer over 70 shops and eateries with an individual mix of stores and recognised high street brands, all under one roof. To visit their website click here.

For Project Search we provide:

  • Student support and mentoring
  • Mock interviews and CV advice

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Southfield is a ‘generic’ special school, which means that they provide a specialist educational provision across a wide spectrum of learning difficulties and complex disabilities. Southfield School holds the franchise with Cincinnati Children’s hospital to use the resources and expertise of Project SEARCH. To visit their website click here.

For Project SEARCH Bradford, they provide:

  • Full time TutorProject Assistant
  • Facilities for the Base Room and petty cash for incidentials
  • Funding for DVD

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Most people recognise the Foundation Trust through our two hospitals – Bradford Royal Infirmary and St Luke’s Hospital, where we care for the majority of local people. We also provide many services by a range of health professionals in the community, such as doctors, nurses, midwives and physiotherapists. We provide, these services from many different locations such as GP practices, community hospitals and other neighbouring hospitals in Airedale, Halifax and Huddersfield. To visit their website click here.

For Project SEARCH Bradford, they provide:

  • Work placement opportunities (three per intern)
  • Mentors
  • Base Room (Field House)
  • Induction programme including Infection Control, Information Governance, Fire Safety and HR
  • Business Liaison
  • Producing DVD

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Hft is a national charity, providing local support services for people with learning disabilities throughout England. They support people to live life the way they choose – they empower people to make their own choices, including finding a job. To visit their website click here.

For Project SEARCH Bradford, they provide:

  • Full time Job Coach
  • Additional job coach for initial placements
  • Resources for Base Room
  • Funding for DVD

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Bradford Council serves an estimated population of 522,500 people in almost 200,000 households. The Council has agreed corporate priorities which consist of two outcomes which are to transform educational outcomes by improving attainment and promoting prosperity by driving regeneration to support the district’s economy, jobs and skills. To visit their website click here.

For Project SEARCH Bradford, they provide:

  • Funding for the Job Coach