Arts & Wellbeing Co-ordinator

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Reference number: 41834

Title: Arts & Wellbeing Co-ordinator

Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham

Salary: £22,658 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)

Closing date: Tuesday 14 March 2017

Interview date: Monday 20 March 2017

Contract type: Fixed Term

Job advert:

About the role

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed Arts & Wellbeing Co-ordinator to work 37.5 hours per week (full time). You will join our fantastic Arts, Sports & Wellbeing team (ASW) based in Selly Oak, Birmingham. This opportunity will be on a fixed term contract ending 31st March 2018.

With the opening of Sense’s new flagship centre ‘Touchbase Pears’ it is an exciting time to join the team and develop a brand new programme of inclusive sensory arts.

As the main point of contact for the Arts, Sports and Wellbeing team you will coordinate a diverse programme for Sense participants, freelance practitioners, community groups and the general public. In addition, you will also oversee the day to day running of Arts, Sports and Wellbeing activities in Touchbase Pears and will be expected to cover all administrative duties required.

About us

Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.

For more information about our amazing Touchbase Pears Centre, please follow the link below:

https://www.sense.org.uk/content/lets-build-touchbase-0

About you and what we offer

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

The successful candidate will have a keen interest in arts, sport and/or wellbeing. You will have excellent communication skills and be passionate about making a difference to the lives of participants with disabilities.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Stephanie Tyrrell on: Stephanie.Tyrrell@sense.org.uk

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.

 

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Additional documentation: Download the additional documentation

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