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Co-ordinator, Edinburgh & West Lothian

Salary: £22,000 per annum.
Travel: Edinburgh based, expected to work at other locations as Impact Arts may reasonably require
Reporting to: Programme Manager
Duration of contract: Fixed term, 9 month contract
Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week over 5 days: Monday - Friday
Qualifications: SCQF level 9 in related discipline

We are looking for a co-ordinator for our young people's programmes in Edinburgh and West Lothian. This will involve assisting in recruitment for participants, supporting participants to move on to positive destinations, identifying education, training and employment opportunities, liaising with partners and referral agencies, and working with the team to make sure targets are met.

All completed applications should be sent to jobs@impactarts.co.uk by midnight on Monday 1st May 2017. Interviews will take place on Thursday 4th May 2017, with an expected start date later in May.

Environmental Artist, Barrhead

Salary: £386.81 + £58.19 holiday pay = £445 per week (PAYE) / £500 per week (self-employed)
Based at: Barrhead (venue TBC)
Travel: Barrhead-based but expected to work at other locations as Impact Arts may reasonably require
Reporting to: Programme Co-ordinator
Duration of contract: 15 weeks, with potential for extension
Working Hours: 9am-5pm Monday to Friday, with Monday as an admin day and delivery days of Tuesday-Friday
Qualifications: SCQF level 9 in Environmental Design or related discipline
Experience: At least two years' experience in delivering creative activity in diverse community settings

This role involves delivering artistic workshops to a group of up to 20 young unemployed people with little or no experience of environmental issues, introducing them to nature, environmental awareness and green skills through practical, creative and fun projects.

As well as building confidence and developing employability skills, the project provides a lasting legacy for the local community by creating new urban or green spaces, which will be creatively designed, have environmental issues at their core and educate through innovative interpretive material.

Creative Pathways Environmental Design is funded through the National Lottery by the Big Lottery Fund as part of Our Bright Future programme, www.ourbrightfuture.co.uk.

All completed applications should be sent to jobs@impactarts.co.uk by 12pm on Wednesday 17th May 2017. Interviews will take place on 23rd May 2017, with an expected start date of 30th May.

Assistant Tutor, Barrhead

Salary: £317.81 + £47.81 holiday pay = £365.62 per week
Based at: Barrhead (venue TBC)
Travel: Barrhead-based but expected to work at other locations as Impact Arts may reasonably require
Reporting to: Programme Co-ordinator
Duration of contract: 14 weeks, with potential for extension
Working Hours: 9am-5pm Monday to Friday, with Monday as an admin day and delivery days of Tuesday-Friday
Qualifications: HNC or equivalent in a creative art discipline
Experience: At least one year's experience working with vulnerable groups

This role involves supporting an Environmental Artist in the design and delivery of a high quality and structured creative programme. You will support the lead tutor to deliver workshops to a group of up to 20 young unemployed people with little or no experience of environmental issues, introducing them to nature, environmental awareness and green skills through practical, creative and fun projects.

As well as building confidence and developing employability skills, the project provides a lasting legacy for the local community by creating new urban or green spaces, which will be creatively designed, have environmental issues at their core and educate through innovative interpretive material.

You will have a background and interest in the arts – the post would suit a recent graduate or those looking to make a move into community arts delivery. You will have the ability to work in a variety of creative art forms. You must be willing to work with challenging groups and have an understanding of the barriers facing young people in gaining and sustaining employment.

Creative Pathways Environmental Design is funded through the National Lottery by the Big Lottery Fund as part of Our Bright Future programme, www.ourbrightfuture.co.uk.

All completed applications should be sent to jobs@impactarts.co.uk by 12pm on Wednesday 17th May 2017. Interviews will take place on 23rd May 2017, with an expected start date of 30th May.

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