We are currently recruiting 4 young people through the Government’s Kickstart scheme for 16-24 year olds for the following roles (click on the job titles to download the Job Description and Person Specification).
Start Date: No earlier than 24 May 2021
Hours: 25 per week
We are offering the above roles as 6 month job placements for young people (age 16-24), 25 hours a week paying National Minimum Wage, who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.
You do need to be on Universal Credit so if you’re not, click here to find out if you’re eligible.
For more information about the UK Government’s Kickstart Scheme, click here.
How to Apply
To apply for these positions, please contact your Jobcentre Work Coach at your local Jobcentre who will refer you to the position. Please provide our postcode TQ3 3HA to help your Work Coach with locating the job.
Doorstep is a person-centred organisation, we work with the qualities and passions of each individual to form our team of producers; teaching, performance and design artists; theatre technicians, marketing and web designers and all the other people who bring our work to life. This role is no different. We want to find out about what you are passionate about and the skills and experience you’ve gained so far. If you have been deemed eligible by your Jobcentre Work Coach and referred to the position, you can apply by sending your CV and either:
1. A covering letter (max. 1 page)
- A video (no more than 3 minutes)
detailing what you’re passionate about and the skills and experience you’ve gained in creativity/ the arts to firstname.lastname@example.org
How We Will Support You
A Creative Mentor will support the young person to ensure their placement is successful. We are interested in supporting young people and meeting them where they are. All roles are shaped around the skills and experience of the individual Creative Assistant. We will explore development through monthly 1 to 1 guidance sessions and a 1-week group Induction and Employability Training Programme at the start of the placement. Creative Assistants will be invited to attend bi-weekly core team meetings with the wider team, of particular interest to those wanting to gain an understanding of the running of a publicly funded arts organisation.
Deadline to apply
We have extended the deadline to the 21 May 2021, however we reserve the right to close this vacancy as soon as the positions have been filled.
If you are a SW-based Teaching Artist or a theatre maker keen to tour work, please do drop us an email at email@example.com. We’re always up for chatting with people!