Arts Development Worker (Full-Time)

Salary
£21,590 per annum
Hours
37 hours a week
Position Type
Full Time
Location
Leicester, LE2 0DS
Closing Date
16/09/2020
Advert expires on
18/09/2020

Highfields Community Association

Main Duties

This is a development role for a full-time Arts Development Worker which is funded for 2 years by Power to Change, specifically to develop the arts provisions both at this vibrant inner-city community education and development centre, as well as in the adjacent predominantly BAME neighbourhood, with Islam as the majority faith. The Arts Development Worker will work closely with people who use our services and other local community projects, schools, etc, and play an important contribution in how people experience arts services. The successful candidate(s) must be able to hit the ground running, be self-motivated, non-judgmental, empathetic and organised, be able to communicate at all levels and have good knowledge and understanding of the needs and issues that this client group face. S/he is expected to be not only understanding and responsive but also professional, informative and contribute to the quality of the arts services we provide

Skills and Experience

Good knowledge of the communities & arts projects in Highfields & Leicester

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well with a broad range of people;

Essential

Essential

application form/interview

application form/interview

Good knowledge & awareness of Covid-19 related issues & its impact on poor (BAME) communitiesEssentialapplication form/ interview
Skilled in one or more art mediums (eg. dance, drama, film/video, music, poetry, etc)Desirableapplication form/interview

Good knowledge of the communities & arts projects in Highfields and Leicester(shire) - Essential

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well with a broad range of people - Essential

Good knowledge and awareness of Covid19 related issues and its impact on poor ('black') communities - Essential

Skilled in one or more art mediums (eg. dance, drama, film/video, music, poetry, etc) - Desirable

Experience of working in partnership with service commissioners (eg. schools, community groups, businesses, etc) - Desirable

Worked successfully with BAME communities - Desirable

Experience of working in partnership with service - Desirable

NB. Full Job Description and Person Specification available - see below.