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Join the Impact Arts Team

As Impact Arts continues to grow and support more people and communities, we recognise the need to strengthen and develop our team. We are delighted therefore to be able to offer new positions to join the team.

Impact Arts is made up of a warm, fun and caring team and in joining the organisation you will be working with creative and skilled individuals who believe deeply in the impact our work has on the lives of those we work with and who place our values at the heart of all we do.

In line with our mission to tackle the inequalities that exist in Scotland, we welcome applications from all people and encourage those from under-represented groups to.

Marketing & Communications Co-ordinator (maternity cover)

Job title: Marketing & Communications Co-ordinator (maternity cover)

Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 per annum

Based at: The Boardwalk, 105 Brunswick Street, Glasgow, G1 1TF. However, we are open to this role working in a hybrid way with a minimum of 3 days/ week based in Impact Arts’ Glasgow office.

Travel: You will be expected to work at other locations as required

Reporting to: Sam Eccles, Deputy Director of Development

Duration of contract: Fixed term contract for 13 months

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week over 5 days, Monday – Friday. Staff are required to work their core hours between 10am – 4pm.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • SCQF level 9 or Graduate, with minimum 3 years’ experience in relevant discipline (for example digital media, marketing & communications, journalism or literature or have equivalent work or voluntary experience).
  • Where you may not have a degree, but have considerable and demonstratable experience comparable to this, we are very open to hearing from you.
  • The post holder will have a strong interest in community or arts based charities.
  • Experience of writing content for various audiences, digital media and print platforms and strategic use of social media platforms is essential.

Other Essentials: Subject to Disclosure Scotland check

Closing date: Tuesday 31st May 2022 at 9am

All completed applications should be sent to jobs@impactarts.co.uk by 9am on Tuesday 31st May 2022.

Interviews: Monday 6th June 2022

Expected Start Date: 11th July 2022

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Application form

Equal opportunities form

Employability Youth Worker

We are looking for a Youth Worker to join our Edinburgh team to give our young people varying levels of support, from 1-2-1 conversations, group work, accreditation prep and ultimately, to support them to take their next positive steps.

We are looking for someone who is dynamic, who will bring considerable youth and/or employability experience, energy and passion to the role and who wants to join our mission in tackling inequalities across Scotland.

Job title: Youth Worker

Salary: £24,526 per annum

Based at: Edinburgh – venue TBC

Travel: Occasional travel may be required across the local authorities in which Impact Arts delivers.

Reporting to: Programme Manager

Duration of contract: Fixed term contract until 31st March 2023

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week between 9am – 7pm Monday – Saturday (Exact days and times TBC).

Qualifications & Experience:

We would welcome applications from anyone with a mix of the following skills, qualifications and experience.

  • SCQF level 9 in a relevant discipline
  • At least 2 years’ experience in working with young people in diverse community settings
  • Experience of delivering SQA Accreditations
  • Qualification in and/or experience of youth work
  • Qualification in and/or experience of employability delivery
  • Qualification in and/or experience of community learning and development

Other Essentials: Subject to PVG check

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 23rd May 2022

All completed applications should be sent to jobs@impactarts.co.uk by 12 noon on Monday 23rd May 2022.

Interviews: 25th/26th May 2022

Expected Start Date: ASAP

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Application form

Equal opportunities form

Buildings & Maintenance Assistant

This post is funded by the Scottish Government via the North Ayrshire Intermediate Employment Programme. To be eligible to apply for this role, you must be a North Ayrshire resident over the age of 25 and must have been unemployed for more than 12 months.

Job Information

Job title: Buildings & Maintenance Assistant

Salary: £19,305 per annum (£15,444 pro rata for 30 hours per week)

Based at: 60 Bank Street, Irvine, KA12 0LP

Travel: You will be expected to work at other locations as Impact Arts may reasonably require

Reporting to: Facilities & Infrastructure Manager

Duration of contract: Fixed term contract for 26 weeks

Working Hours: 30 hours per week with core hours being worked between 10am – 4pm

Qualifications & Experience: While these qualifications and experiences are desirable, the main thing we are looking for is enthusiasm and commitment to the role with some level of experience in maintenance, DIY and gardening and a basic understanding of tools and common equipment.

  • Educated to at least Standard Grade (or equivalent)
  • HNC level qualification in appropriate subject
  • Work experience in building maintenance or equivalent
  • Some DIY and painting/ decorating skills
  • Gardening maintenance experience
  • Awareness of basic Health and Safety requirements
  • Driving experience preferred but not essential

Other Essentials: Subject to Disclosure Scotland check

Closing date: Monday 23rd May at 12 noon

Interviews: w/c 30th May 2022

Expected Start Date: ASAP

All completed applications should be sent to jobs@impactarts.co.uk by 12pm on Monday 23rd May.

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Application form

Equal opportunities form

Art Therapist

(Various Fixed Term Contracts available – 0.2, 0.4 or 0.6 FTE)

We are currently increasing our pool of Art Therapists due to demand for delivery of children’s Art Therapy across Glasgow, specifically work as part of the Glasgow Counselling in Education Establishments contract.

Job title: Art Therapist

Salary: £30,000 per annum (£18,000 pro rata for 0.6FTE; £12,000 pro rata for 0.4 FTE; £6,000 pro rata for 0.2 FTE)

Based at: Impact Arts Head Office in Glasgow and delivery from Primary Schools across Glasgow

Travel: If travelling between venues to deliver sessions on the same day, a travel contribution will be paid based on our staff mileage policy.

Reporting to: Programme Manager

Duration of contract: Initial contract to 31st May 2022 with potential extension to end March 2023

Working Hours: 7.5 hours per day with sessions usually taking place between the core hours of Monday – Friday, 8.30am-5.30pm

Essentials:

  • Degree in Visual/Applied Art
  • Professional qualification in Art Therapy
  • Minimum 1 year experience of delivering 1:1 Art Therapy and/or group therapy
  • Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Membership of, or willingness to join, the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG)

Desirable:

  • Membership of the British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT) and knowledge of BAAT Code of Ethics
  • Professional Qualification in Dyadic Therapy
  • Experience in delivering creative activity in diverse community settings
  • Qualification/experience in Community Arts/Community Learning and Development

Closing date: There is a rolling deadline as we have roles available immediately. Candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP.

Interviews: date tbc

Expected Start Date: From February 2022

All completed applications should be sent to jobs@impactarts.co.uk

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Application form

Equal opportunities form

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The team at Impact Arts work hard to secure over £1.5m of funding per year to provide life changing creative experiences for more than 5000 people.

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