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VACANCY DETAILS


Create Development Worker

WHALE Arts

Closing Date: 2017-09-18
Reference No :
Salary : £24,193 per annum
Additional Info About Salary :
Benefits : 3% pension contribution
Location : Wester Hailes, Edinburgh
Status(FT/PT) : Full Time (fixed term 16 month contract)
Closing Date : 2017-09-18

Job Role : Funded by the Aspiring Communities Fund, which is supported by the European Social Fund and Scottish Government, ‘Tasting Change’ is an exciting project that seeks to respond to local priorities and aspirations in order to support community development and empowerment in Wester Hailes, Edinburgh. To achieve this, the project will develop and deliver sustainable community-led solutions that tackle deprivation levels and inequalities created by food insecurity. Tasting Change is being delivered through the Living Well Wester Hailes partnership which includes local organisations, GPs and CEC colleagues. The partners in Tasting Change have signed a consortium agreement that lays out how they will work together across a number of integrated project strands including the Create programme which will be delivered by WHALE Arts. Working with local people, the Tasting Change project team, and other community partners, the Create Development Worker will be responsible for the development and delivery of activities that connect people creatively with dignified food provision, skills development opportunities and their community. The Create Development Worker will be a key member of both the WHALE Arts staff team and the multi agency Tasting Change project team. Excellent communication and a collaborative approach will be central to the success of this innovative role which blends creative programming and community development with project management. This is a full time, 35 hours per week, post for a fixed term 16 months with an annual salary of £24,193.

Organisation Profile : Since being set up by local people in 1992 WHALE Arts has firmly established itself as the cultural anchor organisation for Wester Hailes. As a community-led arts charity and social enterprise, WHALE Arts’ mission is to be the creative heart of a vibrant, thriving community. WHALE acts as a conduit between our community and creative opportunities through the direct delivery of projects, programmes and events and by connecting our community with city and national cultural partners. We are based in the purpose built WHALE Arts Centre – ‘The WHALE’ – a unique community asset that provides a range of high quality creative spaces for our community. ‘The WHALE’ operates as a social enterprise allowing us to generate income that supports our charitable work. Our social enterprises include the WHALE Pod creative business incubator, craft markets, office, training and conference facilities.

Website : www.whalearts.co.uk

Application Notes : Applications close at 12 (midday) on Monday 18th September. For full recruitment information, please visit the WHALE Arts website. http://www.whalearts.co.uk/category/vacancies/

Additional Info :

Main Contact : Allan Farmer
Email Address : info@whalearts.co.uk

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