High Rise Bramley Development Worker

Closing date 7 May 2019
Organisation Pyramid of Arts
Location Leeds
Hours Part time
21hrs per week (0.6fte)
Salary £20,600.96 p/a pro rata (actual salary £12,360.58)
Telephone 0113 234 6040
Email info@pyramid-of-arts.org.uk
Website pyramid-of-arts.org.uk/news/hrbdw-job-advert/

Pyramid’s mission is to invest in people with a learning disability through the discovery, development and disruption of the arts.

Our goal is to help people with a learning disability to discover the arts, develop their talents to become world-class artists, and to disrupt the social and institutional barriers that prevent them from being recognised, supported and celebrated.  

We are looking for a highly motivated and efficient individual with practical project delivery experience. 

This is a rare opportunity for the right candidate to take a leading role in a project which is exciting, innovative and will uphold Pyramid’s reputation as a national leader in inclusive arts practice.
This project aims to

  • Reduce social isolation
  • Increase opportunities for people to take part in creative activity
  • Improve community cohesion within Bramley, Leeds
  • Improve individual social wellbeing and development of life-skills

Our beneficiaries are
  • People with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD), local to Bramley
  • Non-learning disabled residents of Bramley who actively engage in the project through volunteering and training
  • The wider Bramley community who will experience and enjoy the impact of our project, and benefit from the establishment of a new Tenants and Residents Association in the area

The Development Worker will:
  • Administrate and coordinate sessional activities for our client base, working with our established team of freelance artists
  • Liaise with care agencies and Supported Living providers to recruit new participants to the project
  • Work to develop networks and connections with organisations and community groups within the Bramley ward
  • Recruit volunteers from Bramley and provide supervision and support to ensure that they are getting the best experience and obtaining valuable transferable skills
  • Support the development of training in equality, diversity and inclusion for organisations
  • Continuously monitor, evaluate and report on the project with regards to its intended outcomes
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