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Evolve Music
2x Community Music Practitioners
Location: Somerset
Salary: £9.50 ph (NLW)
Deadline: 28 May 2021
Evolve Music if offering two Kickstarter placements for a young person (16-24) to develop their skills in music planning and delivery of online programmes, whilst being supported by a mentor and training opportunities

This is a Kickstart opportunity – so it’s only open to young people aged between 16-24 who are currently unemployed and claiming universal credit.
To apply, you must speak to your JobCentre Plus work coach.

Key tasks

  •  Support the planning & delivery of online music programmes
  • Undertake CPD in apple music practice
  • Support data collection: e.g. monitoring and evaluation forms
  • Support marketing activities

Essential skills, experience and qualifications

  • Strong people management skills
  • Positive and enthusiastic approach to work
  • Good communication skills.
  • Creative skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work

Support you will receive

  • Mentor allocated within the organisation
  • Training needs identified and a plan put in place
  • Connection with other Kickstart placements
  • Weekly check ins and supervisions
  • Weekly supervision sessions with their line manager which will include the setting of a personal development plan and a weekly review as to their progress with this, and any other feedback.
  • Developing of specific skills in terms of CV writing and interview coaching; signposting to relevant sector job boards and new sites and discussions on the types of roles that would be relevant and appropriate to their skill set.
  • We will signpost to HE/FE or work based training courses as and where appropriate. We have a strong network of training providers in place and will be able to broker introduction or secure training with appropriate providers.
  • We will support them to develop basic skills in the workplace relevant to the sector such as conduct within a meeting, taking notes, managing yours and other people’s diary, managing your own time, task lists and work plans, working with others and different communication styles when working with different people.
  • Each work placement will be allocated a mentor from either within or outside of the organisation.
  • Each work placement will have an exit interview with a senior manager. to discuss their experiences as the placement draws to a close.

For more information and to apply, please email Ben Vleminckx recruitment@evolvemusic.org.uk