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DanceXchange (dx), the West Midlands Dance Development Leaders Group (DDLG) and Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 are looking for a team of 10 reliable, attentive and proactive Support Workers to assist the Critical Mass participants throughout their project experience. 

Critical Mass is a creative, ambitious dance and movement project for up to 300 young people who will make up a collective that will perform at many exciting events in 2022.

The Support Workers will be responsible for working closely with groups to ensure each individual can participate fully; providing pastoral support; supporting the creative team’s ambitions to fulfil the creative briefs; supporting young people in regular sessions, large rehearsals and mass scale performances as needed. The Support Workers will be required to be fully committed to ensuring high quality integrated and accessible practice is embedded within all aspects of the project.

Key Details

SALARY

£100 a day rate / £60 half-day rate + statutory holiday entitlement 


CONTRACT

Worker Contract, September 2021 – September 2022  

THE SUPPORT WORKER ROLE 

The Support Worker(s) will be responsible for working closely with groups to ensure each individual can participate fully; providing pastoral support; supporting the creative team’s ambitions to fulfil the creative briefs; and supporting young people in regular sessions, large rehearsals and mass scale performances as needed. The Support Workers will be required to be fully committed to ensuring high quality integrated and accessible practice is embedded within all aspects of the project. 

We would like to hear from Support Workers who have previous relevant experience in a similar role; excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport and relationships quickly; strong communication skills with the ability to deliver sensitive feedback; ability to work collaboratively as a wider team; commitment to meaningful integrated practice, enabling inspirational and positive experiences; and an awareness of best practice, safeguarding and risk management. 

If you feel you fit our brief, we’d love to hear from you!

dx thrives on the passion, creativity, and commitment of all the people we work with and we are committed to celebrating difference in all aspects of our makeup, governance and work output. We recognise the positive values of diversity, promote equality and challenge all forms of discrimination. We actively welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply for this role.   

For further details, please see the Critical Mass Support Worker Application Pack

To apply, please send us: 

Please submit the above by email to participation@dx.dance with ‘Critical Mass Support Worker’ in the subject line.

We will then be in touch to arrange an interview with the Critical Mass Team.

We regret we are unable to interview all applicants, but we will endeavour to inform you if you have or have not been shortlisted. Applications made through recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 

dis an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community.  Registered charity no. 1045364. Registered company no. 2784677 

 

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